Testing eligibility requirements have been updated by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. This means all Los Angeles County residents can now book a same- or next-day appointment for a free, diagnostic COVID-19 test at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach or one of the County’s…

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News of COVID-19 serology tests coming to market have created confusion in the general public. Many are wondering what the difference is compared to tests being administered at testing sites around Los Angeles County and whether these tests can diagnose whether a person has COVID-19. With increasing COVID-19 scams and false marketing, it’s important to…

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Ali Steward in quarantine

By Ali Steward, MPH, Beach Cities Health District Dear Beach Cities, It’s been a few weeks since life as we knew it was turned upside down. But maybe a silver lining is that our perspectives have been upended, too. It’s still essential that we stay home and adhere to the latest public health guidelines, with…

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by Dianne Staso, MS, R.D., Beach Cities Health District Registered Dietitian COVID-19 has really changed the way we live and grocery shop. What remains the same however is our desire to keep our families healthy.  Along with hand washing, getting enough sleep, controlling stress and incorporating exercise into our routines, we need a healthy diet…

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