16Jan

Board of Supervisors Wants to Change Law to Allow EMTs to Take Patients to Mental Health Urgent Care and Sobering Centers

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support commonsense reform to allow EMTs and paramedics to bring patients to mental health urgent care centers and sobering centers. Under current California State law, law enforcement personnel are allowed to transport intoxicated patients or patients experiencing mental health episodes to sobering […]

08Jan

Supervisor Hahn Launches Mobile Stroke Unit in Fourth District

Cerritos, CA—On Monday, January 8 Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn hosted a ribbon cutting at LA County Fire Station #30 to mark the launch of a Mobile Stroke Unit in the Southeastern region of LA County.   This Mobile Stroke Unit is now available to respond to stroke-related emergency calls in the cities of Cerritos, […]

19Dec

Board of Supervisors Approves Fine Free Student Library Card

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the LA County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda Solis to introduce a fine-free student library card for youth 17 and under at LA County Libraries. “LA County Libraries are incredible resources for students—giving them access not only to books, but to […]