The crowded, unsanitary conditions on Skid Row are a breeding ground for disease. Now the area has its first confirmed case. A driver for the Union Rescue Mission has been hospitalized and is on a ventilator. Eight people who have had direct contact with him have been quarantined off-site, and another 100 workers and residents are quarantined on the third floor of the homeless shelter.
Skid Row’s first COVID-19 case
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Skid Row gets its first confirmed COVID-19 case, residents worry about contagion
An employee of the Union Rescue became the first person on Skid Row to be diagnosed with COVID-19. He was picking up and delivering basic supplies like food and first aid...
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Francesco Zimone, owner of L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, is offering customers fresh produce, cooked meals, and pizza kits. He's also giving his staffers higher pay....