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COVID-19 Response

CD9 Covid19 Efforts Supplies Distribution

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Councilmember Price has been on the grounds leading a massive humanitarian effort to keep the District 9 community safe. To support neighbors during the global health crisis, Price initiated the following:

  • Established a $200,000 bereavement fund to provide financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses
  • Secured Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the community including 10 million surgical masks and thousands of hand sanitizers
  • Increased access to testing and vaccines districtwide
  • Led efforts to have the first-walk up testing site in the City
  • Forged partnerships with the local medical community, including Kedren Community Health Center, St. John’s Community Health, AltaMed Health Services and Central Neighborhood Health Foundation
  • Organized pop-up sites at the CD 9 District Office, churches and local parks, ​​which have been servicing the community continuously for over a year
  • Brought mobile vaccination pop-up clinics directly to senior facilities and public housing sites 
  • Mobilized dozens of canvassers to go door-to-door to make appointments (My Turn LA) 
  • Spearheaded an emergency meal delivery program for seniors
  • Coordinated ongoing drive-thru food giveaways across District 9 
  • Diaper and baby wipe distribution for families
CD9 Covid19 Efforts Care Packages
CD9 Covid19 Efforts Adult Vaccination
CD9 Covid19 Efforts Nurse and Council Member
CD9 Covid19 Efforts Child Vaccination

City Council Efforts

  • Implementation of a Citywide eviction moratorium to protect tenants against evictions 
  • Championed “Hazard Pay” legislation, which provided an additional $5 an hour to over 20,000 employees at all major grocery stores and drugstores in Los Angeles for 120 days 
  • Authored legislation to create the City’s Emergency Business Grant 
  • As a member of the Budget Committee, Price advocated for a second round of business grants 
  • On the Council, pushed for the distribution of hundreds of millions of City, State and Federal funding to help with various programs including:
    • COVID-19 Emergency Renters Assistance 
    • COVID-19 Emergency Eviction Defense Program
    • COVID-19 Utility Grant Program
    • A Childcare Relief and Recovery Fund
  • Extended the reduced fee period to obtain Street Vending permits
  • Plus an array of others services to benefit vulnerable populations

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Are You Experiencing Financial Hardship Due to a COVID-19 Related Death in Your Family?

You might be eligible for a reimbursement of up to $1,000 for funeral expenses! To make an appointment or to get more information contact:

All Peoples Community Center at (213) 747-6357
822 E. 20th St., Los Angeles 90011


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