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    Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order to extend authorization for local governments to halt evictions for commercial renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through March 31, 2021, and address a variety of issues in response to the pandemic. To protect local health officers and other public health officials on the front lines of the fight ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the state’s historic reparations bill into law. Assembly Bill (AB) 3121 moves descendants of enslaved Americans one step closer to getting restitution for centuries of free labor and legal discrimination that followed it, supporters say. But Black Californians who may qualify for ...
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    Contract with diagnostics company will allow California to process up to an additional 150,000 COVID-19 tests a day with a contractual turnaround time of 24-48 hours Groundbreaking deal will disrupt testing market and drive down cost of tests for everyone; it expands California’s ability to fight COVID-19 and protect essential workers and those most at ...
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    Governor asks Californians to answer the call to help keep our families and communities healthy and on the path to reopening Sacramento – In the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today launched California Connected, the state’s comprehensive contact tracing program and public awareness campaign. As part of California Connected, ...
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    The statewide Stay-at-Home order has helped slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it has also resulted in some children missing their recommended vaccines. In California and across the U.S., recent data show troubling decreases in childhood vaccination, leaving many children unprotected. In comparison to April 2019, in April 2020, the number of shots given ...
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    Guidance will help drive reopening for some sectors – including retail, manufacturing and logistics – with modifications, beginning Friday, May 8 Regional variance allows for counties to move further into Stage 2 when they attest to meeting certain criteria Following up on the state’s announcement that it will begin modifying the stay at home order ...
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    Governor’s Report Card indicates California will be prepared to move into the early phase of Stage 2 of reopening this Friday, May 8  Stage 2 allows gradual reopening of lower-risk workplaces with adaptations including bookstores, clothing stores, florists and sporting goods stores, with modifications  Governor also announces new framework to allow counties to move more ...
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    Decision based on progress toward preparing California’s hospitals and health care delivery system for a COVID-19 surge in patients – one of California’s six indicators to gradually modify state’s stay-at-home order State also announces plans to add at least an additional 80 testing sites, mainly in underserved communities; train up to 10,000 contact tracers Governor ...
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    West Coast states agree region will move toward reopening based on health outcomes California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee have announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future. Joint statement from the Governors: COVID-19 has preyed upon our interconnectedness. In ...
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    Medical doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, behavioral health scientists, pharmacists, EMTs, medical and administrative assistants, certified nursing assistants all needed Governor Gavin Newsom launched a major new initiative to expand California’s health care workforce and recruit health care professionals to address the COVID-19 surge. Health care professionals with an active license, public health professionals, medical retirees, medical ...