13Oct

Supervisor Hahn Applauds Governor Brown’s Action on Hepatitis A Outbreak

San Pedro, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement applauding Governor Brown’s decision to issue a state of emergency regarding the Hepatitis A outbreak. 

“The Hepatitis A outbreak that has spread from San Diego County is serious and life-threatening.  The Governor’s declaration is key to helping LA County and all jurisdictions get the vaccines we need to for our at-risk populations. 

My office is coordinating new efforts with the Department of Public Health to vaccinate homeless individuals in the Fourth District. In the coming weeks we will be sending outreach workers into encampments, deploying a mobile vaccination unit, and hosting vaccine events at local clinics.”

The Office of Supervisor Hahn will announce finalized details about vaccination efforts in the Fourth District in the upcoming week.