Community Updates



Los Angeles Times Live Case Tracking Map in California

  • The Los Angeles Times has created a live-tracking map of all cases in California.
  • The County of Los Angeles has published a dashboard that reports COVID-19 statistics by neighborhood.

Los Angeles Unified School District Updates

  • Los Angeles Unified, in partnership with the Red Cross, will continue to provide nutritious meals to all students who need them during the temporary closure of schools. The Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and provide each child with two take-home meals.
  • On April 2, Los Angeles Unified opened a phone hotline students and families can call for help to manage fear, anxiety and other challenges related to COVID-19. The phone hotline – (213) 241-3840 – will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, staffed by counselors and mental health professionals to provide support in both English and Spanish.

Vaccine Information

  • COVID-19 Vaccines are currently being administered in Los Angeles County. For general vaccine information please visit the State of California's Vaccine Dashboard.
  • For information from the LA County Department of Health on vaccine priority and distribution please visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's website. To determine when you are eligible for the vaccine, click here. To schedule an appointment, visit this webpage
  • My Turn is also accessible via a toll-free hotline: 1-833-422-4255. Operators speak English and Spanish, Third Party interpretation is also available in 250+ languages.
  • Vaccines are now available at select CVS (live starting February 11th) and Rite-aid (live starting February 12) locations. Additionally for CVS only, appointments can also be scheduled via CVS pharmacy app and eligible individuals without internet access can call CVS at 800-746-7287 for assistance on scheduling.
  • The LA County Department of Health will be updating this dashboard with data on vaccine allocation data.  
  • If you need help receiving immunization records please visit this webpage.

EDD and Unemployment Benefits

  • If you are getting a phone call from the EDD, your caller ID may show “St of CA EDD” or the UI call center numbers 1-833-978-2511 or 1-800-300-5616.
  • Lost Wage Assistance Program: Millions of Californians out of work during the pandemic will soon receive a $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit retroactive to August 1st.  The CA Employment Development Department (EDD) will begin processing payments for eligible people and sending out payments during the week of September 7th.
  • The federal CARES Act has added these provisions to expand unemployment benefits so we can help more Californians impacted by COVID-19:
    • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance – A new program to provide unemployment benefits for people who don’t usually qualify for regular Unemployment Insurance.
    • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation – A 13-week benefit extension for people who have used all benefits available in their regular Unemployment Insurance claim.
    • Pandemic Additional Compensation – An additional $600 federal stimulus payment automatically added to each week of benefits received between March 29 and July 25, 2020. Any unemployment benefits through July 25 will still be eligible for the extra $600, even if you are paid later.
  • Visit the California Employment Development Department’s COVID-19 Resource Page for full updates.

Utility Payments

  • California has compiled a resource page detailing utility consumer protections by industry. It includes information about disconnections, flexible payment plans, and low income programs for gas, electricity, broadband, and water and sewage.
  • No constituents of the 54th Assembly District will have their utilities shut off during the COVID-19 pandemic due to an unpaid balance. Read about customer protections here.

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