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Coronavirus Update: April 15, 2020 (4:00PM) – from Los Angeles County

Coronavirus Update: April 15, 2020 (4:00PM) – from Los Angeles County

Good afternoon fellow community leaders,

Please check out the LA Community Resources Guide. This is a great resource document that was created with Board of Public Works Commissioner Jessica Caloza. 

DPH Updates as of April 15, 2020 (4:00PM):

  • Total LA County Cases: 10,496 cases, 402 deaths
  • Change from yesterday: 472 new cases, 42 new deaths
  • Over the last 48 hours, there have been 1,142 new cases
Additional Updates:
  • California: 
  • City of LA:
    • Angeleno Card (Closes April 16th at 4:30pm)
      • With support from the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, the Angeleno Card provides financial assistance for in-need households via no-fee prepaid cards provided by Mastercard’s City Possible network 
    • Relaxed Parking Enforcement in LA City
      • Mayor Garcetti announced that relaxed parking enforcement would remain in effect until at least May 15 so that Angelenos can more effectively practice the safe physical distancing necessary during this crisis. For questions about parking enforcement, call 3-1-1. You can also find the most up-to-date information on parking here.
  • LA County:
    • LA County and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative
      • This is a new $15M loan application portal for small businesses and nonprofits. This application portal provides an opportunity for small businesses and nonprofits to apply for PPP loans if they have been unable to do so through a traditional banking institution. The online portal can be accessed here. Business owners should be prepared to provide information on their business.

Thanks, and wash your hands!

Scott Chan, MPA
Manager, Center for Health Equity
LA County Department of Public Health

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/