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A lot of places are closed, and you are likely home. That is unless you work for an “essential’ business.” That word conjures up images of grocery stores and hospitals.

Defining ‘essential’ during COVID-19

A lot of places are closed, and you are likely home. That is unless you work for an “essential’ business.” That word conjures up images of grocery stores and hospitals.

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Barbara Ferrer,   director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, talks about the latest numbers and projections for LA County as we battle COVID-19.

LA County officials expect COVID-19 to worsen

Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, talks about the latest numbers and projections for LA County as we battle COVID-19.

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When   everyone is at home and practicing safe social distancing, how is the government going to count each person for the 2020 Census? Hear how the U.S.

2020 Census during COVID-19

When everyone is at home and practicing safe social distancing, how is the government going to count each person for the 2020 Census? Hear how the U.S.

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