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The Los Angeles Department of Public Health's vision is simple: healthy people in healthy communities. The LA Public Health podcast delivers news, updates, and compelling stories from the largest public health jurisdiction in North America, working every day to achieve health equity for more than 10 million Angelenos in every corner of Los Angeles County and beyond.

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The Los Angeles Department of Public Health's vision is simple: healthy people in healthy communities. The LA Public Health podcast delivers news, updates, and compelling stories from the largest public health jurisdiction in North America, working every day to achieve health equity for more than 10 million Angelenos in every corner of Los Angeles County and beyond.

    Variants, Vaccines, and Surges with Dr. Muntu Davis

    Variants, Vaccines, and Surges with Dr. Muntu Davis

    Dr. Muntu Davis explains variants and how COVID-19 vaccines and testing can help keep us protected from surges.


    Helpful links mentioned during this episode:


    COVID-19 information for the public on what COVID-19 is, symptoms of COVID-19, and how COVID-19 spreads;

    Up-to-date info for health care providers on isolation and quarantine guidelines,

    A handout on COVID-19 variants, including information on the Omicron variant.


    Coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Department of Mental Health has online resources to help.


     

    • 30 min
    Kids Age 5-11 and the COVID-19 Vaccine

    Kids Age 5-11 and the COVID-19 Vaccine

    A closer look into COVID-19 vaccines for children age 5-11 featuring Dr. Nava Yegeneh and Dr. Gema Morales-Meyer.


    Coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Department of Mental Health has online resources to help.

    • 25 min
    COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and Holiday Guidance

    COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and Holiday Guidance

    Tips for managing holiday celebrations, travel, and the latest on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters with Dr. Nava Yeganeh and  Dr. Seira Kurian.


    Resources discussed on the show:


    CDC guidelines for domestic and international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic


    The LAC DPH website has a page dedicated to COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.


    If you need help coping with stress, the Department of Mental Health has online resources to help.

    • 25 min
    Schools, Kids, and COVID-19

    Schools, Kids, and COVID-19

    A closer look into schools, kids, and COVID-19 including interviews with Dr. Robert Gilchick, Dr. Nava Yegeneh, and Marian Eldahaby.


    Coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Department of Mental Health has online resources to help.

    • 58 min
    COVID-19 press briefing 9/10/21 (Friday)

    COVID-19 press briefing 9/10/21 (Friday)

    Friday's LA County press briefing on COVID-19 led by Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Spanish language begins at 41:52.


    Follow our department on all social platforms @LAPublicHealth. We appreciate your listenership and feedback. Please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Thank you!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    COVID-19 press briefing 7/29/21 (Thursday)

    COVID-19 press briefing 7/29/21 (Thursday)

    Thursday's LA County press briefing on COVID-19 led by Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Spanish language begins at 52:08.


    Follow our department on all social platforms @LAPublicHealth. We appreciate your listenership and feedback. Please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Thank you!

    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Shellandjj ,

Excellent updates

Very much appreciate this podcast and the important updates! We are not always able to tune in at the time of the press briefings but we still need to know this information in order to conduct our business and to be good citizens. Well done!

kitamb ,

Star Wars?

What happened to the press briefings?

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