Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

COVID – Grief & Hope/Dolor y esperanza by Dr. Connie Casillas
April 14, 2021 COVID, COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

Click on the image below and listen to Dr. Connie Casillas talk about the grief surrounding COVID, and the hope felt because of the vaccine, and urging people to get

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Staying Safe Until It’s Your Turn to Get the Vaccine
March 11, 2021 COVID, COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

This article and interview features LPOC Board Member Dr. James Cruz on the topic of staying healthy until vaccines are widely available.

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LPOC Announces 2021 Summit on Tuesday, April 7th @ 5:30 p.m.
March 2, 2021 The Latest LPOC Organization

Join representatives from LPOC, MíMentor and the Latino Medical Student Association for this vital discussion on the future of California’s health care workforce, growing diversity and creating a stronger pipeline through college and medical school.

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Learning to Live Again: A Lazarus Tale From the COVID Front Lines
February 26, 2021 COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

Read this inspiring story of a man working to regain his health and strength following COVID-19, and the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA, which has a program specifically designed for patients suffering the symptoms that come in the wake of COVID.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Needs a Shot of Equity
February 9, 2021 ACEs Aware, COVID, COVID LPOC Organization

The nation has lost sight of the fact that while this pandemic is affecting every community, it is not affecting every community the same. Black, Latino and Native Americans — many of whom are front-line essential workers — are being infected, hospitalized and dying at rates that far surpass their proportions of the population.

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