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New and Noteworthy
For the latest information, view LA County data and DPH press releases. Join the Los Angeles Health Alert Network (LAHAN) to receive DPH email advisories on COVID-19 for health professionals.

Looking for New and Noteworthy COVID-19 vaccine updates? Visit the LAC DPH Vaccine Info Hub.
There are numerous webinars on COVID-19 vaccination: View Vaccine Webinars

  • Vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT)-Resources for clinicians include:
  • ACIP decision to extend the J&J vaccine administration pause (4-14-21). ACIP are gathering more data and plan to meet again in 7-10 days. Meeting slides
  • CDC/FDA Recommend that Providers Pause Administration of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine (4-13-21) All vaccine providers are asked to immediately pause administering the J&J vaccine out of an abundance of caution. Clinicians are asked to review the full CDC health alert that describes 6 U.S. cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J COVID-19 vaccine. See LAHAN 
  • LAC DPH Guidelines have recently been updated including Preventing and Managing COVID-19 in Skilled Nursing Facilities, COVID-19 Guidance for Community Care Facilities, and Interfacility Transfer Rules.
  • NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel has updated its recommendation on the use of anti-SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of COVID-19. The panel recommends that outpatients with mild to moderate COVID-19 at high risk for clinical progression be given one of two combination anti-SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibody therapies. Monotherapy is not recommended. See NIH recommendations.
  • CDC Science Brief: SARS-CoV-2 and Surface (Fomite) Transmission for Indoor Community Environments (4-5-21) Per CDC, based on available epidemiological data and studies of environmental transmission factors, the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission is considered to be low. Cleaning surfaces using soap or detergent, is enough to reduce risk is most situations. Disinfection is recommended in indoor community settings where there has been a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 24 hours. See Science Brief
  • LA County Travel Advisory and Guidance (4-11-21) LAC DPH has updated the local travel guidance. See Travel Advisory
  • CMA Virtual Grand Rounds: COVID-19 Clinical Updates
    • Post-Acute COVID Syndrome - In it for the Long Haul? Tuesday, April 13, 2021, from 12-1:30 p.m. PST Webinar Information
Contact Us

DPH COVID-19 Provider Call-Line:

  • Healthcare provider questions on testing, reporting, or other COVID-related issues.
  • Clinical questions about the COVID vaccine including but not limited to contraindications, precautions, side effects, post vaccination assessment.
  • For COVID-19 related discharge and transfer resources visit this webpage
  • Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, call 213-240-7941. For time-sensitive questions after hours, call 213-974-1234 and ask for the on-call clinician

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Clinic Call-lines and Consultation see “Vaccine Contact Us

Vaccines for Healthcare Workers:

Medical professionals interested in supporting the COVID-19 response:

The CDC Clinician Call Center is available to clinicians who have COVID-19 clinical management questions. Call 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) to be routed to Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) volunteer clinicians.

Emergency Medical Service / First Responders
  • Guidance for Monitoring EMS Personnel  Guidance Updated
  • FAQs for EMS (11-25-20) FAQs
  • Best Practices from On-Site Assessment at the Firehouses/Ambulance Quarters-Shared Living Houses (7-18-20) Guidance
  • Prevention and Control in Firehouses (7-2-20) Guidance
  • Prevention and Control in Ambulance Quarters (7-2-20) Guidance
Health Officer Orders
  • Access to Diagnostic Testing through Healthcare Facilities (8-8-20) Order
  • Home Quarantine (12-17-20) Order
  • Home Isolation (12-17-20) Order
  • Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission in:
  • Updated COVID-19 Reporting Requirements (3-24-20) Order
  • Other Health Officer Orders For all Health Officer orders (including those related to individuals and reopening), protocols, FAQs, and translated documents, visit the Health Officer Order section of the DPH COVID page. Orders
Educational Opportunities
  • For webinars on COVID-19 Vaccination, please visit the DPH Provider Vaccine Hub.
  • CDC/IDSA COVID-19 Clinician Call: COVID-19 Treatment Updates: Focus on Monoclonal Antibodies and Tocilizumab 3-20-21 Slides and recording
  • The Role of Telehealth in Expanding Access to Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations for Vaccine Uptake and Monitoring for Adverse Events: CDC COCA webinar recorded on 3-11-21. Free CME available. View webinar
  • CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) calls/webinars Information and recordings
  • CDC/IDSA COVID-19 Clinician Calls Weekly Series - Saturdays at noon PST. Register for Webinars
  • COVID-19: An ACP Physician's Guide + Resources
LA County COVID-19 Data
  • NHSN COVID-19 Nursing Home Data for LA County: includes data reported to CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) system COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Module, including resident & staff case and death counts, county community rates, and an inventory of supplies & PPE. The data include PCR (but not antibody and antigen) test results. NHSN Data
  • LAC DPH COVID-19 Dashboard for SNFS - self-reported weekly information on the number of COVID-19 tests performed and persons diagnosed in LAC SNFs. The data are collected through surveys facilitated by CDPH SNF Dashboard
  • Case Summary page: tables with cases by demographics and city/community, as well as hospitalizations and deaths. Also includes a listing of residential congregate settings with one or more cases and non-residential congregate settings (including workplaces, food and retail stores and educational settings) with five or more cases. Daily case summary
  • Metrics to Guide Reopening LA County: metrics and targets for testing, deaths, hospitalizations and hospital capacity and PPE supplies. Dashboard
  • Interactive COVID-19 surveillance dashboard: tables, maps, graphs, and charts including cases, counts by date, deaths, and tests performed. Dashboard
  • Healthcare Worker Cases: by occupational setting and role, known exposure and hospitalization and demographics of COVID-19-related healthcare worker deaths. HCW data
  • COVID Watch: a summary of COVID-19 surveillance and other virologic surveillance data for LA County. Includes local data on pneumonia, influenza, and COVID-19 mortality as well as ED visits for influenza-like illness. COVID Watch Webpage
  • Press Releases: daily description of the number of cases by age, and deaths by age and underlying illness. Daily press release
Additional COVID-19 Resources

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