Shannon Fernando

Chief of Innovation for Los Angeles Christian Health

Chief of Innovation for Los Angeles Christian Health

Shannon Fernando on KCRW

Folks who are unhoused in LA are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.

LA’s plan: new ER shelters and 6000 beds for LA’s unhoused population in wake of coronavirus

Folks who are unhoused in LA are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.

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Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley reportedly have no ICU space. Hospitals are creating special COVID-19 wards to handle the influx.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise among people experiencing homelessness in LA County. Group shelters are having a particularly hard time controlling the spread.

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While it depends on the pain and the cause, on average surgery for chronic musculoskeletal pain does not result in less pain compared to those who received no surgery.

from Second Opinion

San Diego County’s big box stores, restaurants and group living situations are sites of the most prevalent COVID-19 contagion, according to a KPBS investigation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Choices of who gets limited resources in health care are never easy as there are bound to be winners and losers. But, rationing policies need to be open and involve the stakeholders.

from Second Opinion

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

from Life Examined

One reason why COVID-19 spreads so quickly is because a lot of people who have it never show symptoms — between 20-40% of all cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand