Barbara Ferrer

Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

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While a little more than half of all Angelenos 16 and older have had at least one shot, vaccination rates are now plunging.

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While a little more than half of all Angelenos 16 and older have had at least one shot, vaccination rates are now plunging.

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LA County is now looking at pre-winter surge numbers. The seven-day positivity rate is about 3%, which is the lowest since the early days of the pandemic.

COVID cases are way down in LA. But does public health director Barbara Ferrer expect another wave?

LA County is now looking at pre-winter surge numbers. The seven-day positivity rate is about 3%, which is the lowest since the early days of the pandemic.

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“We still have a significant amount of spread of COVID-19 here in LA County.

Barbara Ferrer on COVID safety during Halloween and Thanksgiving, and reaching tier two for reopenings

“We still have a significant amount of spread of COVID-19 here in LA County.

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