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County of San Diego to offer free COVID-19 testing at The Center

County of San Diego to offer free COVID-19 testing at The Center

The San Diego LGBT Community Center in Hillcrest will serve as a County of San Diego coronavirus testing site. Testing will be available at this site Monday, June 1 and Monday, June 8 from 9 am to 3 pm.

The testing site will not accept walk-up visits, and appointments are required. Those interested in getting at this site should call 2-1-1 to make an appointment.

Officers Disperse Birthday Party Crowd Amid COVID-19 Pandemic In Los Angeles

Officers Disperse Birthday Party Crowd Amid COVID-19 Pandemic In Los Angeles

03.28.2020 | 6:00 PM | LOS ANGELES - A birthday party for a little girl was dispersed by police amid the state's 'stay at home' order enacted to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Saturday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a gathering involving 30 to 40 people at a home in the 5500 block of 4th Avenue in the Hyde Park area around 6:00 PM.

Senators urge overhaul of gay donor restrictions amid blood shortage

A group of senators are calling on the federal government to lift policies restricting gay and bisexual men from giving blood amid a nationwide donation shortage. Currently, men who have sex with men must remain celibate for a year before they are permitted to donate.

San Diego County Meal Services for K-12 Students and Senior Citizens

My office is working to provide Mid-City and South San Diego County residents with the latest information on the impact the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is having on our community. Our senior citizens and young students will be the most affected by this crisis, and organizations throughout San Diego have stepped up to help residents grappling with issues around food security.

Need for gloves and masks at UC San Diego Health units

The University of California San Diego is asking for the public's help by way of donations of masks, gloves and face shields.

These items should be medical-grade and can come from salons, tattoo parlors, spas, etc. 

Below is more information and how you can help: