LACo Health Officials Urge COVID Boosters, Await Approval of Shots for Kids

Los Angeles County health officials again urged eligible residents to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, while they also prepared for anticipated federal approval of vaccinations for children aged 5 to 11. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday recommended approval of an emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children as

Chet Hewitt Q&A

By Genoa Barrow | OBSERVER Senior Staff Writer Today, in Sacramento, the Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC) is practically a household name, but sadly there was a time when the deaths of local Black children didn’t get all that much attention.  The Sacramento OBSERVER recently spoke to Chet P. Hewitt, President and CEO of the

More Black Californians Taking COVID Shot as U.S. Reviews Vaccines for Younger Kids

Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media African american family mother and cute daughter making vaccination at clinic, wearing protective face masks. Doctor putting band on kid shoulder after injection against coronavirus, closeup (CBM) – Black Californians have joined Black Americans around the country in closing the COVID-19 vaccine equity gap. As of Oct. 11,