• May 23, 2020

5/22 News Roundup: LA County Opens Bike Paths, Indoor Mall Service

5/22 News Roundup: LA County Opens Bike Paths, Indoor Mall Service

5/22 News Roundup: LA County Opens Bike Paths, Indoor Mall Service 150 150 Business & Worker Disaster Help Center
Updated May 22, 5:30 p.m.

L.A. COUNTY OPENS BEACH BIKE PATHS, INDOOR MALL CURBSIDE SERVICE, AND PERMISSION FOR CAR PARADES
L.A. County Emergency Operations Joint Information Center
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Los Angeles County has announced three new openings in advance of the holiday weekend, allowing increased outdoor and retail activities for residents. Beach bike paths are now open, indoor malls can open for curbside service, and car parades will be allowed.

INSTEAD OF PAPER CHECKS, THE IRS IS SENDING 4 MILLION PEOPLE THEIR ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS AS A FREE, SECURE PREPAID DEBIT CARD
IRS via Los Angeles County Department of Business & Consumer Affairs, Center for Financial Empowerment
Expect to receive this prepaid card if you didn’t provide the IRS with bank info for a direct deposit.
You can use it like a regular debit card: Get cash at ATMs, make purchases, and transfer funds to a personal account.

GOVERNOR NEWSOM LAUNCHES CALIFORNIA CONNECTED – CALIFORNIA’S CONTACT TRACING PROGRAM AND PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
Gavin Newsom – Governor of California
In the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom launched California Connected, the state’s comprehensive contact tracing program and public awareness campaign. As part of California Connected, public health workers from communities across the state will connect with individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and work with them, and people they have been in close contact with, to ensure they have access to confidential testing, as well as medical care and other services to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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