Health & Human Services
Do Schools Have Enough Nurses to Fight the Pandemic? Paulette Cha September 24 2020 Statewide, California schools have one of the highest student-to-nurse ratios in the US. In addition, no county meets current guidelines for staffing.
Video: Fiscal Realities for Local Government Mary Severance September 23 2020 Mayors Kevin Faulconer of San Diego and Libby Schaaf of Oakland discuss how they are approaching the budget challenges and economic uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Renter Protections and Foreclosure Risk in the Era of COVID-19 Daniel Tan September 17 2020 The pandemic has increased the risk of housing instability for many Californians. Recent state action aims to protect renters from eviction, but relief has been more limited for homeowners who could face foreclosure.
COVID-19’s Toll on Mental Health Daniel Tan September 11 2020 The ongoing pandemic poses a number of mental health challenges, with more Californians reporting anxiety, worry, and other symptoms in recent months.
Providing Meals for School Children as COVID-19 Persists Niu Gao, Caroline Danielson September 9 2020 The US Department of Agriculture recently announced that it would continue to waive certain restrictions on school meals for the rest of 2020. This extends a key support for many California children, regardless of whether they are in school or learning remotely.