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Our County, Our Children, Our Commitment

As chair of the Board of Supervisors, Kathryn Barger aims to unify and expand Los Angeles County’s efforts on behalf of youth. Learn more about her vision in this short video.

News From the 5th District

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This week, in addition to our usual updates and resources, I’m highlighting community members whose acts of courage and kindness made for a few happy headlines. Read more in the newest edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: https://t.co/yUIeTKtT2c

Taking a run through the neighborhood? Make sure to maintain six feet of social distancing.

And by popular demand, we're starting some content in Armenian!
Առավոտյան վազքը թաղամասու՞մ

Վստահ եղեք, պահպանելու վեց ոտք սոցիալական հեռավորություն: # Տունը Ավելի Ապահով է:

Wesley Health Centers are here to meet your health and mental health care needs over the phone through their Telehealth call center. They're ramping up all their services for new patients and existing patients can still have their medications delivered.

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This week, in addition to our usual updates and resources, I’m highlighting community members whose acts of courage and kindness made for a few happy headlines. Read more in the newest edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: mailchi.mp/bos/happyheadlines ... See MoreSee Less

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Taking a run through the neighborhood? Make sure to maintain six feet of social distancing.

And by popular demand, we're starting some content in Armenian!
Առավոտյան վազքը թաղամասու՞մ

Վստահ եղեք, պահպանելու վեց ոտք սոցիալական հեռավորություն: # Տունը Ավելի Ապահով է:
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We're grateful to have multiple drive-up testing sites in the Fifth District (at the Antelope Valley Mall, High Desert Medical Group, and Glendale Memorial Hospital). You're eligible if you have symptoms and are 65 or older or have underlying health conditions, or have been subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine because of exposure. Learn more and register: covid19.lacounty.gov/testingLocations testing for COVID-19
• High Desert Medical Group (Lancaster)
• Glendale Memorial Hospital
• Pomona Fairplex
• Antelope Valley Mall (Palmdale)
• South Bay Galleria (Redondo Beach)
Testing is by appt only & limited to most vulnerable residents covid19.lacounty.gov/testing
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Wesley Health Centers are here to meet your health and mental health care needs over the phone through their Telehealth call center. They're ramping up all their services for new patients and existing patients can still have their medications delivered. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tune in for today's press briefing. L.A. County Department of Public Social Services Director Antonia Jimenez is sharing about resources and I have a message for our sheriff's deputies. ... See MoreSee Less

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At today’s daily briefing, we’re discussing school closures and resources for families with Superintendent Dr. Debra Duardo of the Los Angeles County Office of Education and Department of Children and Family Services Director Bobby Cagle. ... See MoreSee Less

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I am proud to partner with the High Desert Medical Group to provide safe drive thru COVID-19 testing in the Antelope Valley. To make an appointment, visit covid19.lacounty.gov/testing ... See MoreSee Less

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What an incredible act of kindness! Some of our amazing first responders in Palmdale took a moment to help a resident celebrate his 8th birthday. I'm sure Noah will always remember this!
// Palmdale Sheriff's Station
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Spring has sprung and our beloved poppies are in full bloom. Please note that vehicle access at all California State Parks is prohibited, which includes the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve. Until the Safer at Home order is lifted, please opt to walk in your neighborhood and plan to peek at the poppies at a later time. ... See MoreSee Less

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The census only takes 10 minutes of your time and results in 10 years of funding for your community! It's Census Day, so don't wait to complete it. It's easy and it's mandatory. 2020census.govToday is Census Day! Have you completed your form yet? Here are 3 things you need to know:
1️⃣The census is private
2️⃣The census helps improve our communities
3️⃣You can participate from the comfort of your own home
Learn more: census.lacounty.gov/census/
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Staying safer at home has never looked cuter! Thank you to my Public Works Deputy Anish for sharing this sweet picture of his baby modeling social distancing. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're here to share about our efforts to increase testing countywide, including for our first responders. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Board declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. To affirm our community's commitment to care for children, we hosted an inspiring poster contest inviting talented young artists to advocate for their peers. Congratulations and thank you to our 5th District honorees. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today at our Board of Supervisors meeting, we're declaring April as Armenian History Month. As always, we look to the Armenian community as a testament to the importance of perseverance and unity. kathrynbarger.lacounty.gov/supervisor-barger-declares-april-as-armenian-history-month/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Tune in live online at 9:30 a.m. for our first-ever virtual board meeting. bos.lacounty.gov/Board-Meeting/Live-Broadcast ... See MoreSee Less

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‪Now more than ever, we’re so grateful to our brave and compassionate doctors, nurses, and medical professionals. From everyone in L.A. County, we thank you. ‬On National Doctors Day, we say thank you to the heroes on the frontlines of COVID-19. Stay home for them. Stay home to save lives. #SaferAtHome ... See MoreSee Less

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We’re live with the latest on COVID-19, including what this means for paying your property taxes. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tune in at 1 p.m. (the new time for our daily briefings) for the latest information. We’ll hear from our Treasurer & Tax Collector to discuss property taxes.Get the latest on COVID-19 in LA County. Tune in today at 1 PM:

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Acts of kindness do wonders for our mental health. In the final installment of our series, Dr. Sherin and I encourage community members to uplift one another as we navigate COVID-19.
// Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
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Social distancing does not mean living in isolation. In part four of our series about prioritizing mental health in the midst of COVID-19, Dr. Sherin and I talk about getting creative to stay connected to your community.
// Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
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I've provided a lot of resources throughout the week. If you want to find everything in one place, they've been consolidated in our newest edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: mailchi.mp/bos/heretohelp ... See MoreSee Less

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There is a dire need for business continuity and worker relief resources as we navigate this crisis. County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs and Los Angeles County Workforce Development, Aging & Community Services have collaborated to establish the L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center for one-on-one assistance. lacountyhelpcenter.org ... See MoreSee Less

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The arrival of the USNS Mercy will greatly alleviate a heavy burden on our local Los Angeles County hospitals. I’m grateful to the 800 medical professionals who’ve come to serve, and to Senator Dianne Feinstein, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, and our federal partners for sending this much-needed support, with 1,000 beds on board, to allow L.A. County to focus our efforts on combating COVID-19. ... See MoreSee Less

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About the 5th District

Supervisor Kathryn Barger
“Proudly Serving Los Angeles County’s 5th District”

From San Bernardino County in the East, Ventura County in the West and Kern County in the North, the Fifth District spans 2,800 square miles and is larger than all the other districts combined. Our district includes 22 cities and 87 unincorporated communities, including all of the Antelope, Crescenta, and Santa Clarita Valleys and parts of the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys.

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