Dan Smith

BCHD Partners with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, School Districts to Establish COVID-19 Screening Protocol

BCHD Partners with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, School Districts to Establish COVID-19 Screening Protocol

School staff and students will use web-based symptom assessment tool to gain access to campus

  By Dan Smith, Beach Cities Health District With daily health screenings now required for students attending school in-person in Los Angeles County, Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) has teamed with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), the Hermosa Beach City School District, Manhattan Beach Unified School District and Redondo Beach Unified School District to launch […]

 Dan Smith

Wearing and Caring for Face Coverings

Wearing and Caring for Face Coverings

Face coverings will be required to be worn by staff & students when campuses re-open

By William Kim, MD, Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District Six months after our Beach Cities schools closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have become accustomed to wearing face coverings to prevent the spread of the disease. Now, with a new school year starting, students are still taking classes at home/doing […]

 Ryan McDonald

Pod People: Schools to open the year exclusively with distance learning, so South Bay parents search for alternatives

Pod People: Schools to open the year exclusively with distance learning, so South Bay parents search for alternatives

by Ryan McDonald Susan Robinson wants her daughter to be bilingual, so it was good news when the Redondo Beach resident learned this spring that her five-year-old had been accepted into the dual immersion program at Washington Elementary. The program, which includes kids from both English- and Spanish-speaking families, lasts throughout a child’s time at […]

 Judy Rae

Beach Art – Young at Art Takes a Break for Summer

Beach Art – Young at Art Takes a Break for Summer

Approximately 300 docents met at the O’Donnell Hall at American Martyrs