COVID 19 and the Homeless Population

What is COVID-19 COVID–19 is a Novel Coronavirus ( a new coronavirus). • CO: Corona • VI: Virus • D: Disease • 19: The year it emerged There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirusContinue reading “COVID 19 and the Homeless Population”

Come to the Table

The new spotlight being shown on Los Angeles regarding the homeless crisis is starting a lot of conversations about people with substance use disorders. You would know those people by the label of “addict”. I have a thought. Instead of being a keyboard warrior who only talks about the problem, I invite you to comeContinue reading “Come to the Table”

Chronic Illness – Jepordizing Life

One of the greatest challenges to low-income people is managing Chronic Illness.  This is a disease that lasts longer than 3 months and cannot be cured with medicine or treatment. Chronic illness is a world of losses. Loss of freedom and security; if you have heart or lung or mobility issues you can’t go hikingContinue reading “Chronic Illness – Jepordizing Life”

Toilets, Because s#!+ Happens

Los Angeles has self cleaning toilets for the public to use. What this really means is that there are self-cleaning toilets out there that homeless people can use because the general public can use a toilet inside a restaurant or a store that their patronizing has homeless people are often turned away by signs thatContinue reading “Toilets, Because s#!+ Happens”

The Ugly Truth of Obama Care Users

The woman was on her knees, holding my hands and openly weeping. Her son sat at the desk looking a pale shade of green, his deep eye hollows shading the tears forming there. They were thankful, grateful, relieved and so overwhelmed by the Cancer diagnosis that they could not formulate a reasonable reaction to beingContinue reading “The Ugly Truth of Obama Care Users”

7 Steps to Prevent Child Abuse Reporting – Because I HATE It.

Bad Parenting = I will have to report you and that in uncomfortable for everyone.

Healthcare for the poor – is it quality or user friendly?

45 Minutes to find MediCAL Dr. info @MENDPoverty, @countyofLA @211lacounty Meet Each Need with Dignity

start an application for aid on-line

CalWORKS, FoodStamps, Medi-cal applications can be begun on-line. Here is the link. I tried it out for you: pretty simple until you get to the part where you explain the relationships http://www.benefitscal.org/BenefitsPortal/landing.html

It’s HOT

 LA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH Alert  @LAPublicHealth says:  Heat Alert: High Temps Forecasted for the LA Basin and the San Fernando, San Gabriel, Santa Clarita, and Antelope Valleys – Triple-digit temperatures are forecasted for Saturday through Tuesday for the San Fernando Valley, with high temperatures also forecasted for the Los Angeles Basin, San Gabriel Valley, SantaContinue reading “It’s HOT”

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