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Keck Medicine of USC - Archive (COVID-19 Leadership Communications)

2021
July
22,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,As you may know, Los Angeles County is once again requiring people to wear masks in indoor public places to prevent the spread of COVID-19, regardless of vaccine status.This new mandate is in response to a significant increase in ...
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May
27,
2021
| 11:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. And with it this year, comes the welcome promise of returning to many of the activities we have all been missing.It is exciting to see that California is recovering from the pandemic...
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April
13,
2021
| 14:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,This morning, federal health officials recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to six reported cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals receiving the vaccine.The Food and Drug Admini...
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April
12,
2021
| 14:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,This week marks a turning point in COVID-19 vaccinations. Beginning on Thursday, April 15, all Californians age 16 and older will be eligible for a vaccine.Keck Medicine of USC is pleased to announce that we have vaccine appointme...
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March
29,
2021
| 08:31 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,I know many of you have been patiently waiting for your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and Keck Medicine of USC is working diligently to get you vaccinated as quickly as possible.I am writing today with the exciting news that C...
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February
26,
2021
| 16:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient, I am very happy to report that the number of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County has fallen dramatically in the last month. We expect and hope this trend to continue into the spring and summer. New eligibility for vaccines I am ...
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January
27,
2021
| 16:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,As you may know, on January 21, Los Angeles County authorized COVID-19 vaccinations for those 65 years of age or older. However, there is a scarcity of vaccines in Los Angeles County, which is greatly impacting the plan to vaccina...
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January
14,
2021
| 11:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient,You probably want to know when you can expect to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and have questions about the availability and safety of a vaccine. I want to share with you the most updated information as we prepare to vaccinate pati...
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January
05,
2021
| 14:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
January 5, 2020Dear Valued Patient,There is no question that our world has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to the diligent work of researchers and clinicians, we are entering the new year with hope and trust in vaccines created to p...
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2020
December
15,
2020
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear valued patients,As we head into the holidays, we see new hope due to the exciting recent advances in COVID-19 vaccines. Keck Medical Center of USC will receive a limited amount of the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and will begin ad...
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August
12,
2020
| 12:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient, Your health and safety are our top priority, so we are here for you to provide the preventive screenings, treatment for chronic conditions and the acute care you need — today — in a safe environment. In fact, it’s our commi...
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July
06,
2020
| 09:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dear Valued Patient, Your health and well-being are our top priorities as we continue to provide care for you and your loved ones. It is clear that the pandemic is not over as we have seen increases in COVID-19 cases throughout Los Angeles Coun...
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May
20,
2020
| 14:27 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dear valued patient, As we continue to navigate safer-at-home orders, I want to take this time to focus on your health needs beyond the coronavirus. As did all hospitals, we postponed all but essential surgeries and procedures over the past few mo...
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May
01,
2020
| 20:11 PM America/Los_Angeles
I want to start this letter with the good news that Keck Hospital of USC earned an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This rating places us among the safest hospit...
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April
15,
2020
| 10:42 AM America/Los_Angeles
To our valued patients, As the COVID-19 situation continues, the ramifications of living in this extraordinary time can take their toll. I commend you as you contend with challenges none of us could have imagined. I want to ease your mind a...
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April
07,
2020
| 10:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
Armand Dorian, MD, chief medical officer and head of emergency medicine at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, shares what Keck Medicine of USC is doing, and what you can do, to stay healthy and help manage the outbreak. For more on how Keck Medicine is hand...
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April
03,
2020
| 10:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
To our valued patients,   It’s hard to believe that in Los Angeles we are closing out our third week of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have become experts at social distancing, stocking up our kitchens and communicating with f...
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March
27,
2020
| 10:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
To our valued patients, As the COVID-19 situation intensifies, we continue to face unprecedented times. Every day, it seems, we must adapt to an ever-changing new reality.  In this time of uncertainty, we want to reassure you that Keck Medicine...
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March
20,
2020
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
We are living under extraordinary circumstances that have upended our day-to-day routine at home, work, in our community and around the globe. We are having to continually shift our habits and expectations, as was made clear last night when Govern...
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