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MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020: Healthcare Workers at Nursing Homes Get Housing as Coronavirus Risk Rises

WHO: Healthcare Workers in Los Angeles County. On Tuesday, May 26 the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint an Inspector General (IG) to oversee skilled nursing facilities, as nursing homes continue to suffer a huge toll from the coronavirus. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, as of Monday, May 25, 1,085 people had died at institutional settings, most of them nursing homes — 7,238 residents …

New Program Offering Temporary Housing for Healthcare Workers Announced — National Community Renaissance Providing Housing Near Nursing Homes and Hospitals in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (April 28, 2020) — Nursing homes have been hit especially hard by coronavirus infections across Los Angeles. According to the Los Angeles Times over 40% of deaths from the virus have been in nursing homes countywide. And healthcare workers in those homes, like workers at area hospitals, are often hesitant to go home at the end of their shifts, fearing they may bring the virus home to their …

WHISTLE JOINS TECH COMPANIES SUPPORTING THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AND TRAVELLERS DURING PANDEMIC

Hotels Use Whistle’s Messaging to Keep Guests Informed, Minimize Person-to-Person Interaction, and Deliver Services With Reduced Staffing Whistle is offering free messaging via the Whistle platform to hotels needing help LOS ANGELES – March 23, 2020 – Hotel and guest messaging company Whistle™ is working with its hospitality industry partners around the world to continue guest communication and services as hotels navigate through the uncertainty of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. …

League of Women Voters Announces Candidate Debate Schedule

VENTURA, CALIF. (Jan 30, 2020) — The League of Women Voters of Ventura County (LWVVC) announced today that it will host several candidate forums in Ventura County prior to the March 3 California first ever “Super Tuesday” Primary Election. All forums are free and open to the public. Questions come from the audience and are asked by the moderator. The League encourages residents to register for the forums online at …