As Emergency Orders End, Lifesaving COVID-19 Tools Remain Readily Accessible Throughout Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County COVID-19 Update (March 11, 2023)

With recent decisions to end federal, state and local emergency orders related to COVID- 19, Los Angeles County residents are reminded to continue taking sensible steps to protect themselves and others against severe illness and help keep hospitalization and death rates low.

During this new phase, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is committed to ensuring easy access to free lifesaving preventative services, including testing, vaccinations and boosters, and treatment.

One of the most effective ways to prevent severe illness is to get the updated bivalent booster, which has been shown to offer boosted individuals increased protection against hospitalizations and deaths when compared to individuals who were vaccinated but had not received the updated booster.

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