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May
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following the newest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, Cedars-Sinai is now offering free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents 12–15 years old.And the timing is crucial, said pediatric infectious disease specialist
May
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COACH for Kids® is hitting the road to help parents get their children caught up on their standard childhood vaccines.Throughout May, health professionals assigned to Cedars-Sinai's mobile medical unit will be dispensing free childhood
April
20,
2021
| 06:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai sees more than 85,000 patients each year. Among the first to greet those patients and their loved ones–even during the coronavirus pandemic–are Cedars-Sinai’s blue-coated volunteers, who
April
16,
2021
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leading healthcare and faith leaders addressed key issues that are contributing to vaccine hesitancy in Black communities during a national online discussion this week, explaining that a lack of access to healthcare, concerns over vaccine safety,
December
11,
2020
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Cedars-Sinai's longstanding commitment to providing medical care and other support to survivors of the Holocaust, President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac has received the Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American Society for Yad
December
01,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Despite the ever-rising numbers of people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County, the three panelists at a Cedars-Sinai virtual town hall offered hope that effective ways exist to combat the crisis.Still, the three experts—speaking at the
November
03,
2020
| 05:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Delander Moore, a Cedars-Sinai patient from Palmdale, has plenty to be happy about this Election Day.Just days after receiving a new heart, Moore was excited to find out he won't miss the opportunity to vote because he can cast his ballot from
October
20,
2020
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Halloween isn't going to be the same this year, but families can still have fun while reducing their risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), says Priya Soni, MD, a Cedars-Sinai pediatric infectious disease
September
09,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As her concerns deepened about the health threat to her fellow nurses and other frontline workers in Southern California amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai nurse Tracy Lazaro, MSN, RN, realized she had to take action. That sparked what has
September
03,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is supporting the Los Angeles Unified School District through a planning grant to guide the development of a COVID-19 testing and contact-tracing program in preparation for the eventual return of students and staff to in-class
September
02,
2020
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the second consecutive year, Cedars-Sinai achieved a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2020 Health Care Equality Index. The top score means Cedars-Sinai has earned the designation as a Leader in LGBTQ Health Care