Since 1998, Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) Care and Aid for Patients (CAPS) volunteers have been a tight-knit group of volunteers crocheting and knitting blankets for people in hospice. The blankets are provided to patients in partnership with...

The end of a calendar year provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on the past 12 months. One year ago this week, we were celebrating the introduction of vaccines to fight COVID-19. We were sure the end of the pandemic was near.

2021...

Max
Not many men of 21 years of age are focused on serving their community, but for Manhattan Beach resident Max Kelber, that’s exactly what he does.
 
Looking ahead, Max is planning on studying at El Camino College, but while he...

For the patients who have contracted COVID-19, the symptoms can vary tremendously. Some people are asymptomatic, for others it’s like a bad cold. But those who become sick enough to go to the hospital typically experience fever, loss of taste and...

By Gigi Moreno, Ph.D.

In August, I received an email from Kaiser Permanente asking members to volunteer for a COVID vaccine trial. I have never volunteered as a test subject for any scientific experiment. I also do my best to minimize exposing...

Keep the face coverings and hand sanitizer nearby; COVID-19 vaccine isn't likely to be available to most Americans until the spring

By Dr. William Kim, Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District

The end is near. But not...

Recent surge in COVID-19 cases has made December site’s busiest month to date

The Los Angeles County COVID-19 drive-thru test site at the Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) campus will administer its 100,000th test today, the site’s...

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (October 26, 2020) – Residents and employees of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach have access to free assistance with Covered California enrollment – the state’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act – through...

Dr. William Kim has been a physician in the South Bay for 35 years and serves as Chief Medical Advisor for Beach Cities Health District. Here, he provides tips for businesses and individuals dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

With...

By Tom Bakaly, CEO Beach Cities Health District

It’s time to wear your face coverings. Like it or not, COVID-19 is going to be around for a while. The safest thing to do is physically distance. We did that and demonstrated that the strategy...

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