Almost two years ago State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond pitched an ethnic studies curriculum as a high school graduation requirement. The California Department of Education revisited the proposal July 7 with a series of four webinars highlighting ethnic studies and their importance to education and society.
Orange County has opened up free Covid-19 testing to essential workers and persons who are asymptomatic but have had exposure and cannot receive a test from their doctor.
The Orange County Business Council and Orange County Health Agency conducted a three-day Zoom conference to educate businesses on what is required of them to open during Covid-19. Friday's conference focused on the restaurant industry and the industry specific orders, rules, guidelines and recommendations.
Is Your Retail Business Ready to Open? OC Health & Orange County Business Council Clarify Covid-19 Guidelines & Enforcement
Today a meeting held by Dr. Clayton Chau from the Orange County Health Care Agency and Lucy Dunn, President of the Orange County Business Council, was conducted to touch on guidelines and orders in the county for businesses during Covid-19. "This is not about paranoia, the coronavirus is three months young in science. Yes, we know a lot but we still have a lot more to learn because don't know. We don't have the vaccine yet and it won't be online for another at least 18 months. We know the infection is out there," Dr. Chau said.
Last weekend County Health Officer Nichole Quick issued new guidelines for Orange County. 16 reasons were listed for understanding the need for increased safety measures citing a strong likelihood of a large and increasing number of cases of community transmission, a lack of a vaccine and CDC guidelines for Covid-19.
Hey locals, we've got another episode of WOW! We’re Open Wednesday’s. This week we talk to a high touch retail store, Discount Mattress Lady, to find out how to keep your customers safe, doors open and the good times coming. Lake Forest Shop & Dine partnered with Bob Ampe, Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Realty, to go behind closed doors of Lake Forest’s small businesses to reveal neighborhood heroes, give exclusive discounts and showcase the Lake Forest Shop & Dine Experience! #LFWOW
The World Health Organization halted drug trials using hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 patients on Monday May 25, due to safety concerns. Currently vaccine trials for Covid-19 in the United States are using hydroxychloroquine.
$26 Million in Cares Act Funding Approved by Chairwoman Steel and Supervisor Wagner – $75 Million Rejected for Business Support by OC Board of Supervisors
Chairwoman Steel and Supervisor Wagner Get $26 Million in CARES Act Funding Approved, OC Board of Supervisors Rejects $75 million to Support Businesses Across Orange County. At the May 19th board meeting, Supervisor Wagner and I proposed a $101 million in CARES Act Funding for a Business Recovery Program.
The COVID-19 Online Learning Series is an online course curriculum designed to provide homeless system leaders and providers, as well as city/county disaster and health care works partnering with homeless service providers, with training and materials to aid in community responses to COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness.
THE OCEAN IS HAVING A SUMMIT! VIRTUAL OCEAN DIALOGUES DEBUT JUNE 1 FOR SOLUTIONS TO A HEALTHIER OCEAN
Innovation and solutions are at the forefront of the first Virtual Ocean Dialogues, a summit to fast-track actions for a healthier ocean and planet hosted by the Friends of Ocean Action and UN Ocean Envoy with the World Economic Forum. Heads of State and Government, leaders from business, civil society, science and young innovator communities will gather from 1-5 June.