Barbara Ferrer

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Barbara Ferrer said : “The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic," External link

upi Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer stated : “The loss of life of four devoted garment staff is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

haveeru Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we continue to see increases in new cases and hospitalizations,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Every single social interaction that happens outside your household,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : "Our cases are rising, the rate of infection is increasing and the number of hospitalizations are up," "These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago at what we thought was going to be the height of the pandemic here in L.A. County" External link

patch Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago — in what we thought was the height of the pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing can be off the table in the pandemic,” “There is just too much unknown. There are lots of things that could happen that could put us in much worse shape including mutations of this virus that could make it more dangerous” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope we figure out a way to take care of each other and be sensible about what we’re doing,” “We cannot overrun our hospitals because that has devastating consequences not just for those who have COVID-19 but for those who don’t who are seeking care for other things” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We owe a debt of gratitude to all of our health care workers,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Some are horrific stories of people who were healthy and young and passed away form COVID-19,” “I do think it’s a false narrative to say you are young and it won’t affect you” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Those who live in areas with higher rates of poverty are more likely now to have been tested,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The high rates of cases and deaths reflect a number of causes,” “Many have at their root causes the impacts of racism and discrimination and the lack of access to resources and opportunists that lead to good health” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Throughout the pandemic we’ve heard that people of color and communities with high levels of poverty are disproportionately affected by this virus,” “This is still a disheartening reality” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These, like so many of the data points we report to you, are disheartening and distressing,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago — in what we thought was the height of the pandemic,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing can be off the table in the pandemic,” “There is just too much unknown. There are lots of things that could happen that could put us in much worse shape including mutations of this virus that could make it more dangerous” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope we figure out a way to take care of each other and be sensible about what we’re doing,” “We cannot overrun our hospitals because that has devastating consequences not just for those who have COVID-19 but for those who don’t who are seeking care for other things” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We owe a debt of gratitude to all of our health care workers,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Some are horrific stories of people who were healthy and young and passed away form COVID-19,” “I do think it’s a false narrative to say you are young and it won’t affect you” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The Plan B has always been a plan if there was way too much community transmission, it may in fact mean there has to be a longer period of time for there to be more virtual learning as opposed to on-campus learning," External link

patch Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s clear that after months of quarantine, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we’ve had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread,” “Our inability to follow the most basic infection control and distancing directives leads to serious illness, and even the death of the people we love” External link

utsandiego Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our cases are rising, the rate of infection is increasing and the number of hospitalizations are up," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are worried given the higher rates of hospitalizations that deaths may go back up," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's clear that after months of quarantine, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we've had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread," External link

patch Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our actions have consequences and they affect real people in our community,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Angelenos in Action is an easy way for people to get involved in helping us slow the spread of COVID-19, especially as LA County moves further into the re-opening phases," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "More can be done, and more coordinated approaches are needed to address the inequities we see in who is more at risk for severe COVID infections," "This survey gives Angelenos the opportunity to be a part of the LA County Road to Recovery. We all have a role in slowing the spread of COVID and this is one way people feel empowered to do their part" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s been quite a shift over the last three weeks,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “But they are a group less likely to die,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The real factor that is playing into the numbers we are seeing now is that we often have a lagtime in deaths, from when we start seeing increases and hospitalizations,” “Deaths will often lag behind slightly as much as one, two, three weeks” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are in a new chapter of our response, and unfortunately, where we are today is different from where we were two, three or four weeks ago," "Cases are surging, hospitalizations are increasing, and mostly, this is all a reflection of a lot more community spread. All of us -- businesses, individuals and here at the Department of Public Health -- we have to be willing to take action quickly as our situation has evolved. " External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "There's a significant increase in the percent of cases among 18- to 40-year-old residents," External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's clear that after months of quarantined, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we've had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread," External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “They are as a group at less risk than older people,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We send our condolences and prayers to the families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. You continue to be in our thoughts every day,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 6, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different July 4th holiday for all of us,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 3, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "My sense is that I think it's a little bit harder for women. I think people feel freer to denigrate us," "The only thing I know is that the women in California that have spoken about this the most -- there are three of us, we're all women" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re really at a pivotal point,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Physical distancing isn’t optional, wearing a face covering isn’t optional, spending time only with those you live with isn’t optional — these are requirements,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Physical distancing isn’t optional, wearing a face covering isn’t optional, spending time only with those you live with isn’t optional — these are requirements,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We're really at a pivotal point. If we can't find a way collectively to sort of minimize our exposure to multiple different family units, multiple different units of people that we're now back at work with, we will continue to see the rise in cases," "We've got to do something right now to sort of get us back to a more level ground. ... Right now what really happened is people tried to expand their social circle at the same time they went back to work, at the same time that their children went back to camp, or back to a daycare situation. So you didn't just have three or four more people come into your little circle, you really had exposures across the board" External link

patch Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “I’ve had an explosion of new outbreaks in workplaces,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it’s the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus. The Fourth of July holiday weekend typically means large crowds and gatherings to celebrate, a recipe for increased transmission of COVID-19,” External link

kxxv Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This does indicate — definitively — that we have increased community transmission,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I implore that our residents and businesses follow the public health directives that will keep us healthy, safe, and on the pathway to recovery,” External link

technologyreview Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it's the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "For individuals, we are all still safer at home, but if you must be out, practice physical distancing and wear a cloth face covering at all times when you are around others. Our actions to slow the spread cannot wait -- we need to do these actions now and for the weeks ahead in order to prevent even more serious illness and death," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "For individuals, we are all still safer at home, but if you must be out, practice physical distancing and wear a cloth face covering at all times when you are around others. Our actions to slow the spread cannot wait -- we need to do these actions now and for the weeks ahead in order to prevent even more serious illness and death," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it's the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s so much at stake, since these continued increases will result in many more people becoming seriously ill, and many more deaths of COVID-19,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And we've had numerous examples of outbreaks happening because families are getting together with extended family members and friends to celebrate weddings, things that they have postponed, and again have created higher risk and there was transmission," External link

patch Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I appreciate that there's no one place to lay any blame and we're absolutely not trying to do that, particularly because there are many businesses that have opened and they've adhered to every single protocol that's in place, and they're doing their very best to offer safety to employees and customers," External link

patch Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different summer,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different summer,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While it’s disappointing to take a step back on our economic recovery journey, it’s critical that we protect the health of our residents and protect the capacity in our healthcare system,” External link

fox35orlando Monday, June 29, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While it’s disappointing to take a step back on our economic recovery journey, it’s critical that we protect the health of our residents and protect the capacity in our healthcare system,” External link

fox35orlando Monday, June 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Business owners, we ask that you too do your part," External link

wtsp Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “With increased contact among non-household members, there are many more opportunities for transmission of COVID-19, particularly if public health directives are not followed,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re safer in the community only if we follow the very specific directives issued by public health,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested I should be shot,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The death threats started last month during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested I should be shot," External link

wrcbtv Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Business owners, we ask that you too do your part," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “The time for all of LA County to do the right thing is now,” “Please don’t take a chance infecting someone else — wear a face covering and keep your distance” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “The time for all of LA County to do the right thing is now,” “Please don’t take a chance infecting someone else — wear a face covering and keep your distance” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : "When we look at the actions of businesses and individuals with our recovery indicators, it shows how well we're doing on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and maintaining our capacity for caring for people who become ill, and based on this information, we are concerned," External link

patch Friday, June 26, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And though this represents a smaller portion (of the complaints) this month than May, it's still a significant concern," External link

patch Friday, June 26, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do want to say that it’s highly likely, given the increased numbers that we’re seeing that some of this is in fact people who may have been in a crowded situation at one of the protests where there was spread,” External link

fox5sandiego Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "An increasing number of public health officials, across the country -- myself included -- are threatened with violence on a regular basis," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It is deeply worrisome to imagine," External link

ecns Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "We did not create this virus" External link

ecns Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month, during a Covid-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In my case, the death threats started last month, during a Covid-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

nbcbayarea Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We would love for the discourse to shift,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please make slowing the spread of (COVID-19) one of the many things you do throughout your day,” “What we really saw today, and I think what we’ve been seeing all along, is what I call a real increase that contributed to more community transmission” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "While some of this may be due to lags in reporting, the numbers do tell us that we're seeing an increase in community transmission," External link

patch Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And that was just 10 days ago," "Throughout our recovery journey, we have said it's likely that the number of cases will increase as more people are out of their homes and around other people. Now it's going to be very important to watch how this increase in cases translates into our daily hospitalizations over the next few weeks" External link

patch Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry," External link

startribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry," External link

startribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In my case, the death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot," External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In my case, the death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot," "I didn't immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues" External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "COVID-19 has upended thousands and thousands of lives all across the nation. The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry. As of today, 83,397 cases have been reported in Los Angeles County and 3,120 people have died from this virus," External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We did not create this virus .... and while frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us," "As public health officials, we try hard not to be influenced by partisan politics or public sentiment -- we must follow the science in order to save lives. And the science says if we don't change the way we go about our daily routines, we could pay for it with our lives or the lives of others around us" External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has left many families mourning a loved one. We are so sorry for your loss and keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many businesses and spaces reopened in the last month, and residents have found themselves in crowded situations,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is why it is more important than ever to do what we know slows the spread of the virus: always wear a face covering and keep six feet or more of distance from others not in your household, wash hands frequently, self- isolate if you’re positive for COVID-19, and quarantine if you’re a close contact of someone who tested positive. This is how we protect each other in the weeks ahead,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has left many families mourning a loved one. We are so sorry for your loss and keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many businesses and spaces reopened in the last month, and residents have found themselves in crowded situations,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is why it is more important than ever to do what we know slows the spread of the virus: always wear a face covering and keep six feet or more of distance from others not in your household, wash hands frequently, self- isolate if you’re positive for COVID-19, and quarantine if you’re a close contact of someone who tested positive. This is how we protect each other in the weeks ahead,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : “I know our team is working really hard — almost around the clock — to make sure we don’t continue to see delays, especially unnecessary delays in testing at skilled nursing facilities,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As soon as it became apparent to us in the nursing homes with data that actually demonstrated asymptomatic spread, we moved in very quickly to change our guidance,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has impacted everyone across the county, and we are all feeling exhausted by the safety requirements, yet we still have to find it within ourselves to do our part to protect each other from the spread of the virus,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We're getting dumps of lab reports that were not submitted to us in a timely way," External link

patch Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s highly unlikely you will see relaxing across all facilities given they must be 28 days past any cases,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Steep declines in recent days are probably due to a lag in reporting,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The good news is the rate of death is decreasing, but we still have a lot of people passing away from COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s going to take a while to sort out what we do know,” “It’s difficult in any crowd situation to know if they were infected in a crowd or to contact people who might have been exposed” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While I know so many are feeling relief that businesses and facilities are reopening and people are going back to work,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "They'll be revisiting all of the restaurants that were not in compliance and issuing them an order to come into compliance," "We've been doing a lot of education, but starting this week we're actually going to revisit places where we noted that people still had concerns, they had confusion, they hadn't quite made the changes. There should be no places where tables are right next to each other. They either need a six-foot (separation) or a physical barrier. Those are requirements in the protocols. " External link

patch Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "They'll be revisiting all of the restaurants that were not in compliance and issuing them an order to come into compliance," "We've been doing a lot of education, but starting this week we're actually going to revisit places where we noted that people still had concerns, they had confusion, they hadn't quite made the changes. There should be no places where tables are right next to each other. They either need a six-foot (separation) or a physical barrier. Those are requirements in the protocols. " External link

patch Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for most infants," "We do not know yet conclusively whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus via breast milk, but the limited data available suggest that this is not likely to be a source of transmission. Whether and how to start or continue breastfeeding should be determined by the mother in coordination with her family and her health care provider" External link

patch Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The number of people in the hospital each day on average continues to decline slightly,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our hearts break for the families grieving the loss of their heroes,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We do not know conclusively whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus through breast milk,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know looking back we wish there were areas that we had done things differently,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Reopening businesses and public spaces safely requires everyone to continue to make physical distancing, wearing cloth face coverings and other infection control practices a part of day-to-day life,” “We have shown that we can work together on slowing the spread of COVID-19, and we need to continue to do so through our recovery journey to prevent huge increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 12, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It remains important for all of us to follow the directives and do our parts to keep everyone safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It remains important for all of us to follow the directives and do our parts to keep everyone safe,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer wrote : “It is important for us to remember that 83% of people testing positive for COVID-19 are under the age of 66,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The disproportionately higher number of deaths from COVID-19 among black and brown people is an indication of the impact of racism and discrimination on health and well-being,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I want to acknowledge that we’re at a place in history where we’re facing critically important issues,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Being part of a protest is really no different than having an exposure in an indoor mall or even at a restaurant or at the beach,” “That’s why we say if you think you had an exposure, the safest thing to do at this point is to self-quarantine for those 14 days to see whether you develop signs or symptoms” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We find more people who are asymptomatic and positive than those who are symptomatic,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue," External link

patch Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, it’s important to know that, because of the long incubation period of the virus, getting tested immediately after exposure is likely to yield a negative result and does not mean you are not infected with COVID-19,” “It is important to please stay away from others for 14 days after possible exposure. We all need to continue to be diligent about physical distancing and wearing cloth face coverings when out and around others. These actions are respectful and save lives” External link

dailynews Monday, June 8, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 8, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Our Lady ) : “Each day, we think of the many people who are experiencing the sorrow of losing a loved one to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with you every day, and we are deeply sorry for your loss,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We see that people who live in areas with high rates of poverty have almost four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It paints a very disturbing picture,” “If the death rate for all groups were the same as it is for white residents, who have the lowest death rate, we would have 754 fewer deaths” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These results are absolutely devastating and represent real people whose lives have been lost,” “They also starkly show how inequities have a life and death consequence” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” “With new information, it has become clear that asymptomatic people are capable of spreading the virus” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re always worried about a surge,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Peaceful protests are so important, but we ask you all to look out for each other when you come together,” “Wear cloth face coverings, keep a physical distance. There is a lot of risk for these gatherings in becoming super spreader events” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re always worried about a surge,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Peaceful protests are so important, but we ask you all to look out for each other when you come together,” “Wear cloth face coverings, keep a physical distance. There is a lot of risk for these gatherings in becoming super spreader events” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake as we continue our recovery journey,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 29, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As of yesterday (Tuesday), there was an average of seven deaths per day, which is still tragic, but this compares to an average of 21 deaths per day one week ago and 25 deaths per day three weeks ago," "We have a long way to go, but I really want to thank everybody who's been so helpful in making sure that we get on a path that protects both the employees and the residents in these facilities" External link

patch Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "There is a lot at stake as we reopen," "More people being around one another can result in more transmission of COVID-19, which is more cases and likely more hospitalizations and deaths. This is why it couldn't be more important for us to take care of each other when we're out of our homes" External link

patch Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the city of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID-19, including the families of the 1,100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country," External link

patch Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID -19, including the families of the 1100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we prepare to re-open many places and spaces that are still closed,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID -19, including the families of the 1100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we prepare to re-open many places and spaces that are still closed,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

upi Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 25, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, May 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Over 35% of us here in L.A. County, sometimes the number can be as high as 40%, have underlying health conditions," External link

patch Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We have to do a lot of things right so we can actually get to that date," "I think the reality is that we are going to really aim together to get there as quickly as possible, but we're going to pay attention to the data and science" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We have to do a lot of things right so we can actually get to that date," "I think the reality is that we are going to really aim together to get there as quickly as possible, but we're going to pay attention to the data and science" External link

nbcnews Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Over 35% of us here in L.A. County, sometimes the number can be as high as 40%, have underlying health conditions," "So I know sometimes folks think there's a very tiny group of people who are at an elevated risk of serious illness from COVID-19, but here in L.A. County it's one out of three of us" External link

patch Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many of our beautiful outdoor spaces are open and we can enjoy them as we practice physical distancing and wear our cloth face coverings when we’re around other people,” “The virus hasn’t changed. It’s still relatively easy to become infected, particularly if you’re not taking precautions” External link

utsandiego Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "This is the age group that makes up the majority of our workforce," "So as more people are going back to work, it's an important reminder that people at the workplace may be infected, even if they aren't feeling sick. And we need our employers and our employees to work together to make sure that employees and customers are in an environment that's as safe as possible" External link

patch Friday, May 22, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re all aiming for a date our businesses are going to be able to open safely,” “It’s always helpful to have a target date in mind. We can actually get to that date and have a lots of different sectors reopen. That’s certainly a goal we can reach. But we’re all going to need to do our part” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re all aiming for a date our businesses are going to be able to open safely,” “It’s always helpful to have a target date in mind. We can actually get to that date and have a lots of different sectors reopen. That’s certainly a goal we can reach. But we’re all going to need to do our part” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Everyone was worried when New York saw an explosion of cases,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In past few days it’s likely 1 million people left their homes,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So you can see why we do stand here every day and we tell you why it's so important for us to continue to slow the spread," "As more and more people are about, it's very easy to have a scenario where there's more infections. And having more infections results in overwhelming the health care system. But I do know that if we do our part, if we are able to keep our distance, if we use our face coverings when we're around other people, it made a difference before and it will make a difference as we move through the future" External link

patch Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many people across our county are experiencing the profound sadness of losing the loved one,” “And I hope they know that as we mourn with you, and you are in our thoughts and prayers, everyday” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is particularly problematic in our institutional settings,” “Infection control, appropriate personal protective equipment and routine testing are essential for us to create safer environments for employees, and for residents” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We appreciated that the state relaxed the criteria that can be used by counties across the state to request a variance that would allow us to move faster through stage two,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the many people experiencing the profound sadness of losing someone they love to COVID-19, we are deeply sorry," External link

patch Monday, May 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do think it’s realistic to assume that, at some point in the summer, there would be some travel plans that may be easier for you to feel comfortable doing,” “Many of our parks are reopening, and there may be opportunities later in the summer as those parks reopen for campgrounds to also reopen, where people can either be in their own vehicles or their own tents” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer acknowledged : “with every single test, there’s a possibility that you actually don’t get an accurate test result,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Seeing friends, we're not recommending that at this point in time," "We are recommending that you continue to do your distancing in the ways that we've recommended before. " External link

patch Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And that's only because of all of the work that you've done," "So I ask you to continue to practice physical distancing, continue to wear your cloth face coverings when you're among other people, because these actions work. This is your way of keeping other people safe" External link

patch Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Even mild illness in a person with underlying health concerns during a pandemic is cause for concern,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re using this information to guide us, on how and when it’s sensible to relax additional restrictions so we can reopen more businesses across the entire county,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Even mild illness in a person with underlying health concerns during a pandemic is cause for concern,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re using this information to guide us, on how and when it’s sensible to relax additional restrictions so we can reopen more businesses across the entire county,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Masks are in fact mandatory across the entire county when you are outside of your home, not with members of your household, and in any kind of contact with other people," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer noted : "We will all need to closely follow the rules, including practicing physical distancing and wearing cloth face coverings at all times, so that we don't end up with significant increases in hospitalizations and deaths," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Working together to slow the spread of COVID-19 is our new normal for the foreseeable future," External link

news-yahoo Friday, May 15, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our recovery journey is underway, but it will be a slow one,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our recovery journey is underway, but it will be a slow one,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Last year, 125 people died from influenza (in Los Angeles), and the year before, about 300 people died," "On average, we lose about 250 lives to influenza every year, and you can understand why the mortality rate of COVID-19 is so worrisome, because it far exceeds what we're normally used to seeing with a virus or a communicable disease" External link

patch Friday, May 15, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “you now need to have a face covering with you, because if you came by other people, you were walking by other people, you tried to go into a grocery store, you absolutely have to have that face covering on” External link

utsandiego Friday, May 15, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You can understand why the mortality rate for COVID-19 is so worrisome,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “Our best bet is to watch when the state feels like, as a state this would be an activity that we could all engage in and then we would have to make our own assessment depending on what our numbers look like, depending on what hospitalizations look like, depending on what deaths look like as to whether or not that makes sense for all of us in L.A. County,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We will have an active dashboard and you’ll be able to watch the same data we’re looking at,” “I’m hoping that will be up by the end of the week, so we’ll all be together on making sure we’re continuing to slow the spread” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “This virus is relentless and we still have more people dying of COVID-19 every day in L.A. County than they die of any other single disease,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are mindful that as we begin our recovery journey, we need to be sure to take care not to have a large increase in deaths and hospitalizations," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "If you're part of one of these groups, you need to take every precaution imaginable to protect yourself from COVID-19," External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As a reminder, before a retail business or manufacturer or a warehouse opens, they are required to prepare, implement and post their compliance with our directives to demonstrate that they're adhering to distancing and infection control practices that protect both employees and customers," External link

patch Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “At the moment we neither have seen an increase in rates of suicide and overdoses,” “That doesn’t mean we don’t have serious issues related to depression or anxiety. Those aren’t the only two measures to know whether people are really suffering” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “At the moment we neither have seen an increase in rates of suicide and overdoses,” “That doesn’t mean we don’t have serious issues related to depression or anxiety. Those aren’t the only two measures to know whether people are really suffering” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While the Safer-at-Home orders will remain in place over the next few months, restrictions will be gradually relaxed under our five-stage Roadmap to Recovery, while making sure we are keeping our communities as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : “We are being guided by science and data that will safely move us forward along the road to recovery in a measured way—one that allows us to ensure that effective distancing and infection control measures are in place,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s safer to stay at home,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "dramatic change to the virus and tools at hand" External link

wsau Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We can only do this with everyone’s cooperation,” “It will be impossible to do this without that in a county this large” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our hope is that by using the data, we'd be able to slowly lift restrictions over the next three months," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our hope is that by using the data, we'd be able to slowly lift restrictions over the next three months," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Unless there is a dramatic change in sort of this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could, in fact, see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

nypost Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Later this week, we will be issuing a new Health Officer Order that continues to lay out directives that need to be followed as we continue on our recovery journey," External link

ecns Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do think recovery will be monthslong based on the tools we have at hand today,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Recovery will be months long, based on the tools we have at hand today," External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wlwt Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

kcci Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our journey will be slow and we will be looking closely at key indicators to make sure we are continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19,” “Thank you so much for working together and doing your part. Your actions have been working and saving lives” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wmur Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

Koat Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wesh Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer reminded : “It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed ,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s no way (to open earlier) unless there’s a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have on hand to actually fight against this virus,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope that we’re able to use the data to lift restrictions slowly over the next three months,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “To all our brand-new residents of L.A. County, we’re so happy to welcome you to our community,” External link

oregonlive Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our inspectors had to require some businesses to close since they were not able to come into compliance," External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I do want to remind all of us, both residents and businesses, that we have to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19," "And it's extraordinarily important to follow the health officer orders and directives. Businesses should not open until they can adhere to all the protocols, and they must post a completed checklist in a public place before they open so that their customers and their employees can be sure that this is a place that is able to provide the required protections" External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It is still safer, however, to remain at home," "COVID-19 has not changed. It is relatively easy to transmit and people, especially people with underlying health conditions, can become seriously ill from the virus" External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We only can do this with everyone’s cooperation,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We only can do this with everyone’s cooperation,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are saddened that these numbers continue to increase because I know so many people are suffering the loss of their loved ones.,” “The county family keeps you in our thoughts and prayers” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think we’re all concerned about the fact that as we’re about more it could lead to more people dying,” “We’re gonna to have to watch our numbers really closely. Right now we’ve had a fair amount of stability and some tiny decreases. If we see the spike in that model that would be worrisome. If it’s really distressing we might need to implement restrictions again” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we move into our recovery journey and restrictions are slowly lifted, if you have chronic health conditions, it’s really important that you continue to stay at home as much as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our health care workers are the heroes of this pandemic,” “We thank all of our health care workers from the bottom of all our hearts” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake,” “Reopening our county, even slowly, only works if we’re all really committed to being careful” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 11, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we begin our recovery journey, we are grateful for all you have done to get us to this point,” “More than ever, we all need to continue to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19, to protect the most vulnerable members of our community, and to, most importantly, save lives” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 11, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Each day, we report these numbers knowing that there are people who are grieving their loved ones who have passed away from COVID-19," External link

patch Monday, May 11, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The three cases that have been identified at Children's Hospital were all cases where the child was, in fact, positive for antibodies for COVID- 19," "So we're going to work with the entire country at better understanding these risks for children" External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake,” “Reopening our county, even slowly, only works if we’re all really committed to being careful” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Many people in our community are experiencing profound loss because their loved ones have passed away from COVID-19. We keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The county's approach to reopening is guided by the science and by the current status of our pandemic locally. And we're all looking forward to businesses reopening and getting back to work, and we all know we're going to be on a slow journey together so we can continue to save lives and prevent overwhelming our health care system," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islander ) : "When we present the information by percentages it often masks the fact that if we looked at actual mortality rates, our African-American and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander neighbors and families are dying at a much higher rate than all others in L.A. County," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We know people are anxious to get out to the beaches,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We know people are anxious to get out to the beaches,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You cannot open any facility until you meet the prerequisites in our protocols,” “People should check before they go out either to a trail or golf course, to make sure they’re ready to open safely for employees and customers” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “People who live in areas with high poverty rates have four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” “Systematic injustices including discriminatory polices and institutional racism has led to the unequal distribution of wealth resources and opportunities. This is contributing to the staggering disproportion we see in the outcomes” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The three cases that have been identified at Children's Hospital were all cases where the child was, in fact, positive for antibodies for COVID- 19," "So we're going to work with the entire country at better understanding these risks for children" External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Protocols with directives on how to protect workers and customers is posted on our website, and stores and facilities are not allowed to open until they've complied with the changes and the directives," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As these places reopen, we do need to remember the new normal," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The data are not only concerning, but they require all of us to work together and take quick action," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You cannot open any facility until you meet the prerequisites in our protocols,” “People should check before they go out either to a trail or golf course, to make sure they’re ready to open safely for employees and customers” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “People who live in areas with high poverty rates have four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” “Systematic injustices including discriminatory polices and institutional racism has led to the unequal distribution of wealth resources and opportunities. This is contributing to the staggering disproportion we see in the outcomes” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has not changed. It can still spread easily and it can still result in serious illness and death," External link

patch Friday, May 8, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As we begin this journey of recovery, some of us will be going back to work, some of us will just be out and around more people. But that doesn't mean that we're now living in a post-COVID-19 world," External link

patch Friday, May 8, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s a lot at stake as we relax Safer at Home,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “If you have an underlying health condition, even as we enter the journey for recovery, you are at serious risk of illness and devastating disease,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Just because something opens up, doesn’t mean you have to go out and buy stuff right now,” “You are still safer at home and you should only go out for what’s essential” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We reach somewhere between 80% and 85% who are positive,” “Some people (phoned by tracers) don’t take their calls at all but we are working to get better contact information from the labs” External link

dailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “My heart again goes out to all the loved ones of people who have passed,” “I hope you know one of our most important priorities today is to reduce the outbreaks and the heartache that’s happening in our institutional settings where our most vulnerable reside” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As a reminder, all of the businesses that will be reopening will open in a much modified way that allows for optimum physical distancing and infection-control practices," External link

patch Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Protecting the people who are most vulnerable is going to be a very important part throughout all of our reopening process," "I want to thank everyone for continuing to work together during this challenging time, and I want to remind us all that we need to be each other's helpers to ensure we're able to safely open our community's businesses" External link

patch Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The county's approach to reopening is guided by the science and by the current status of our pandemic locally. And we're all looking forward to businesses reopening and getting back to work, and we all know we're going to be on a slow journey together so we can continue to save lives and prevent overwhelming our health care system," External link

patch Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islander ) : "When we present the information by percentages it often masks the fact that if we looked at actual mortality rates, our African-American and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander neighbors and families are dying at a much higher rate than all others in L.A. County," External link

patch Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing has changed about this virus since March,” “The virus didn’t get less deadly or any less infectious” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We cannot have a surge in cases and feel comfortable with continuing to loosen restrictions,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re looking at what criteria allows us to move from one stage to another, but we have to be mindful about what responsibility we have to keep people as safe as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the saddest things would be to open too quickly and not only see more deaths and hospitalizations but also to tell business they have to close again,” “We have to do everything we can to be on a slow path toward recovery” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is an alarming rate and we all need to work hard to ensure that we are doing everything possible so our most vulnerable residents are as safe as they can be in these congregate centers,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We do know as we reopen more people will be out and about and we see more cases,” “We have to be sure we have capacity in our hospitals to be able to treat a small increase in the number of people who show up for hospital care” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This will give us the ability to have a road map for reopening beaches in L.A. County,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our community has suffered many losses to COVID-19. and to the families who are mourning the passing of their loved one, we’re deeply sorry and we’re wishing you healing and peace,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please do your very best to stay home as much as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our numbers of people who are hospitalized each day has been slightly lower than a week earlier,” “We will continue to watch this information carefully to see if this good news continues” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our community has suffered many losses to COVID-19. and to the families who are mourning the passing of their loved one, we’re deeply sorry and we’re wishing you healing and peace,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please do your very best to stay home as much as possible,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our numbers of people who are hospitalized each day has been slightly lower than a week earlier,” “We will continue to watch this information carefully to see if this good news continues” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In hindsight, we should've probably looked more carefully, particularly at deaths. But I think hindsight is beneficial as we move forward; it doesn't really help us understand what might have happened in the past," External link

politico Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the families we very much mourn with you," External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 4, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The people lost to COVID-19 are mourned by all of us in LA County, and to their loved ones, we wish you peace and healing,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 4, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The people lost to COVID-19 are mourned by all of us in LA County, and to their loved ones, we wish you peace and healing,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 4, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer warned : “Ninety-five percent of us have still not been infected. And until there’s a vaccine, most residents in L.A. County can be infected at any time over the months to come,” “Without taking extraordinary measures to reduce our exposures to people who are infected, and to keep our distance as much as possible, we could easily see a big spike in new cases” External link

utsandiego Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “How much shedding of the virus they (asymptomatic people) do, and how … infectious they are at any given point in time, we still don’t have the answer,” “But from my perspective, if you’re positive for COVID-19, then I’m going to assume that you’re capable of spreading” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “How much shedding of the virus they (asymptomatic people) do, and how … infectious they are at any given point in time, we still don’t have the answer,” “But from my perspective, if you’re positive for COVID-19, then I’m going to assume that you’re capable of spreading” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "For those of you who are grieving a loved one lost to COVID-19, we are so sorry for your loss," External link

patch Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "If you now test positive for COVID-19 or you've been told by your provider that you're likely to be positive for the virus, you need to immediately self-isolate," "And this means staying home and staying away from all other people and pets as much as possible all of the time" External link

patch Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the families we very much mourn with you," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : "Herd immunity means that many people in the community have already seen the virus, and they’ve developed what we call antibodies to the virus, so they have some protection, should they see the virus again," "It’s not clear what protect you have from COVID-19 because you have antibodies, but as with most other viruses, we assume you have some protection" External link

fox35orlando Friday, May 1, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : "That means 95% of us have not yet seen the virus, we don’t have any antibodies and it, in fact, would take us a while to develop that herd immunity," "Until you have that herd immunity, you have to really worry about how easily we’re able to transmit — to each other — this infection. Because most of us have no immunity at this point in time" External link

fox35orlando Friday, May 1, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I want to note that although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness from COVID-19, every day for the last week-and-a- half I've reported on a number of people who have unfortunately lost their lives and been younger than 65," "So I want to remind everybody, this virus really can cause devastating illness among people of all ages" External link

patch Friday, May 1, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness form COVID-19,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 1, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness form COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 1, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islanders ) : "Rates of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths are extremely high among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders," "And they're also higher among African-Americans and Latinx than among whites and Asians. " External link

patch Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You all have seen that on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, our numbers can be higher,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These trends are troubling and of great concern,” “They suggest that more affluent residents may have better access to COVID-19 testing and treatments. These findings highlight the urgent need for more intensive efforts to expand access to culturally competent treatment and prevention strategies” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Tracking the number of new hospitalizations every day will be critically important to assess how well we are continuing our work to slow the spread of COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I think we're all with the governor on this," External link

patch Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "We all have to work together. We have to partner with all of our businesses, with all of our residents to make sure as we start relaxing, we do so in a way that maximizes our ability to still do a lot of physical distancing," External link

patch Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "This data is deeply disturbing and it speaks to the need for immediate action in communities with disproportionately high rates of death," External link

patch Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “We are hopeful that as we get into the middle of May our numbers will actually start decreasing an then we can look at what makes sense for L.A. County,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “We are hopeful that as we get into the middle of May our numbers will actually start decreasing an then we can look at what makes sense for L.A. County,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Early on in this pandemic we were all unaware that COVID-19 could be spread by people who did not have symptoms,” “This has spread the virus. I apologize on behalf of all of us for not knowing enough at the start of this epidemic” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This data is deeply disturbing and speaks to the need for immediate action in communities with disproportionately high rates of death,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we have more information about who is dying, we are reminded that the work ahead requires that we address issues of disproportionately that result in higher rates of death among African Americans, [Latino] and Asians as well as residents living in poverty,” “Ensuring access to testing, early treatment and care, and economic support among those communities at higher risk of devastating outcomes associated with COVID-19, is essential” External link

theepochtimes Monday, April 27, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The most difficult part of the COVID-19 pandemic is losing people to the virus. To all of you who have lost loved ones, we are deeply sorry,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, April 27, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Monday, April 27, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "For those who are grieving loved ones lost to COVID-19, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers every day," External link

patch Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : “We actually found that about 5 percent of Angelenos have in fact, probably, at some time, been infected with COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It does for me reinforce the need for everyone to continue to stay home, to observe all of our physical distancing requirements, because there are many, many people throughout the county who are positive for COVID-19 who may not be showing any symptoms,” “We need to assume that any point in time we could be infected and all of the other people we come in contact with could be infected” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We didn't request the National Guard, but we requested help," "And the National Guard was great. We did ask the state to help us with staffing. The easiest thing for them to do was deploy the National Guard and we're extraordinarily grateful that they did. And they continue to provide us with support" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “I do want to beg people in LA County, please don’t go to Ventura to use their outdoor spaces,” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We know that with the return of beautiful weather we all want to be outside - and it is fine do so as long as you are not gathering with others. Enjoy a walk or a jog, or sit outside and enjoy the sunshine at your home. Our beaches and trails remain closed as we continue to work together to slow the spread," External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's very important even with the good weather that people do not congregate together outside," "So enjoy the outdoors alone or with other members of your household. And this means please take a walk, go for a jog or sit outside in your yard and allow your children to be outside and enjoy this beautiful weather. But you need to do it as a household and not to congregate in places and spaces that are beautiful but will defeat our need for us to keep our distance still" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We will begin this process to make sure we’re able to test all residents and staff in skilled nursing homes,” “The ones with the most severe outbreaks will be prioritized” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Those numbers have remained very stable in the last few weeks,” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s very important even with the good weather that people do not congregate together outside,” “So enjoy the outdoors alone or with other members of your household. And this means please take a walk, go for a jog or sit outside in your yard and allow your children to be outside and enjoy this beautiful weather. But you need to do it as a household and not to congregate in places and spaces that are beautiful but will defeat our need for us to keep our distance still” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "More people are dying each day from Covid-19 than from other diseases that we track and get information on," External link

wrcbtv Friday, April 24, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “I do want to beg people in LA County, please don’t go to Ventura to use their outdoor spaces,” External link

dailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are a stark reminder of all of us of the importance of slowing the spread of COVID-19,” “Across the county, the number of people that have died from COVID-19 is greater than the number of people that have died from influenza over the past eight months of flue season” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In January we were all suspicious that we weren’t seeing cases that were not diagnosed,” “In hindsight, we maybe should have looked more closely at deaths. But hindsight is 20-20” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So although I report that every day we have thousands of thousands of people who have tested positive, the serology testing lets us know that we have hundreds of thousands of people that have already developed antibodies to the virus," "Because at some point in time during the last couple of months, they have in fact been infected with COVID-19" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the biggest issues we’re having at the nursing homes is they have a lot of staff who are out because they are infected and they are sick,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We set up a system where workers can’t come in who are symptomatic,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We agree that there should be widespread testing at every nursing home where there’re outbreaks,” “We have been working with the state on helping us enhance our capacity to more easily be able to do that testing” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the biggest issues we’re having at the nursing homes is they have a lot of staff who are out because they are infected and they are sick,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We set up a system where workers can’t come in who are symptomatic,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We agree that there should be widespread testing at every nursing home where there’re outbreaks,” “We have been working with the state on helping us enhance our capacity to more easily be able to do that testing” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

news4jax Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "With the new information that's emerging that indicates there are many more people than we thought that are positive for COVID-19 and they're not sick, we have to change our strategies and adjust," External link

patch Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

tribtown Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is absolutely appropriate that people be allowed to vote,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is absolutely appropriate that people be allowed to vote,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We need to assume that at any point in time, we could be infected and that all of the other people we come in contact with could also be infected,” External link

syracuse Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "These results indicate that many persons may have been unknowingly infected and at risk of transmitting the virus to others," External link

ecns Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So although I report that every day we have thousands of thousands of people who have tested positive, the serology testing lets us know that we have hundreds of thousands of people that have already developed antibodies to the virus," "Because at some point in time during the last couple of months, they have in fact been infected with COVID-19" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Public Health has been working with staff and the director at the mission since they had their first positive COVID-19 case on March 28," "Because there are a large number of guests at Union Rescue Mission, we have continued to work closely with the facility and efforts have been made in large part thanks to the gracious help of the director and their staff to decompress the shelter to allow for maximum physical distancing on each of their floors. " External link

patch Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “That seems to be the pattern not just in our county but others in California,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I don’t think May 15 is a magic date or a number,” “We have to take responsibility for the 10 million people in LA County. I promise we’re heading into recovery. But those decisions must be made in a way that doesn’t come with consequences” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our original sense was that those spreading the virus were symptomatic,” “But that turned out not to be true” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “That seems to be the pattern not just in our county but others in California,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I don’t think May 15 is a magic date or a number,” “We have to take responsibility for the 10 million people in LA County. I promise we’re heading into recovery. But those decisions must be made in a way that doesn’t come with consequences” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our original sense was that those spreading the virus were symptomatic,” “But that turned out not to be true” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer dijo : "El Covid-19 no discrimina por edad, raza o nivel de ingresos" External link

teletica Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer lancé : "Nous devons ralentir le nombre de cas qui se déclarent, il le faut !" External link

TF1 Friday, March 20, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT



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Barbara Ferrer said : “The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 12, 2020 5:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic," External link

upi Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer stated : “The loss of life of four devoted garment staff is heartbreaking and tragic,” External link

haveeru Saturday, July 11, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we continue to see increases in new cases and hospitalizations,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, July 11, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Every single social interaction that happens outside your household,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, July 11, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : "Our cases are rising, the rate of infection is increasing and the number of hospitalizations are up," "These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago at what we thought was going to be the height of the pandemic here in L.A. County" External link

patch Friday, July 10, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago — in what we thought was the height of the pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing can be off the table in the pandemic,” “There is just too much unknown. There are lots of things that could happen that could put us in much worse shape including mutations of this virus that could make it more dangerous” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope we figure out a way to take care of each other and be sensible about what we’re doing,” “We cannot overrun our hospitals because that has devastating consequences not just for those who have COVID-19 but for those who don’t who are seeking care for other things” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We owe a debt of gratitude to all of our health care workers,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Some are horrific stories of people who were healthy and young and passed away form COVID-19,” “I do think it’s a false narrative to say you are young and it won’t affect you” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Those who live in areas with higher rates of poverty are more likely now to have been tested,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The high rates of cases and deaths reflect a number of causes,” “Many have at their root causes the impacts of racism and discrimination and the lack of access to resources and opportunists that lead to good health” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Throughout the pandemic we’ve heard that people of color and communities with high levels of poverty are disproportionately affected by this virus,” “This is still a disheartening reality” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These, like so many of the data points we report to you, are disheartening and distressing,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are reminiscent of what we saw months ago — in what we thought was the height of the pandemic,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing can be off the table in the pandemic,” “There is just too much unknown. There are lots of things that could happen that could put us in much worse shape including mutations of this virus that could make it more dangerous” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope we figure out a way to take care of each other and be sensible about what we’re doing,” “We cannot overrun our hospitals because that has devastating consequences not just for those who have COVID-19 but for those who don’t who are seeking care for other things” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We owe a debt of gratitude to all of our health care workers,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Some are horrific stories of people who were healthy and young and passed away form COVID-19,” “I do think it’s a false narrative to say you are young and it won’t affect you” External link

dailynews Friday, July 10, 2020 12:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The Plan B has always been a plan if there was way too much community transmission, it may in fact mean there has to be a longer period of time for there to be more virtual learning as opposed to on-campus learning," External link

patch Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s clear that after months of quarantine, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we’ve had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread,” “Our inability to follow the most basic infection control and distancing directives leads to serious illness, and even the death of the people we love” External link

utsandiego Thursday, July 9, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our cases are rising, the rate of infection is increasing and the number of hospitalizations are up," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are worried given the higher rates of hospitalizations that deaths may go back up," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The conversation yesterday noted that with the uncertainty that we face in our county, everyone needs to have a Plan B around reopening,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re working here in conjunction with all of the county school districts and our supervisors and the Governor’s office to make sure we’re doing right by students, staff and families,” “That’s really the goal for us to stay focused on here. I think we have a unified team making informed decisions to reduce the risk that’s attached to a novel coronavirus in ways that provide as much safety as possible” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's clear that after months of quarantine, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we've had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread," External link

patch Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our actions have consequences and they affect real people in our community,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Angelenos in Action is an easy way for people to get involved in helping us slow the spread of COVID-19, especially as LA County moves further into the re-opening phases," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "More can be done, and more coordinated approaches are needed to address the inequities we see in who is more at risk for severe COVID infections," "This survey gives Angelenos the opportunity to be a part of the LA County Road to Recovery. We all have a role in slowing the spread of COVID and this is one way people feel empowered to do their part" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 7, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s been quite a shift over the last three weeks,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “But they are a group less likely to die,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The real factor that is playing into the numbers we are seeing now is that we often have a lagtime in deaths, from when we start seeing increases and hospitalizations,” “Deaths will often lag behind slightly as much as one, two, three weeks” External link

dailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are in a new chapter of our response, and unfortunately, where we are today is different from where we were two, three or four weeks ago," "Cases are surging, hospitalizations are increasing, and mostly, this is all a reflection of a lot more community spread. All of us -- businesses, individuals and here at the Department of Public Health -- we have to be willing to take action quickly as our situation has evolved. " External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "There's a significant increase in the percent of cases among 18- to 40-year-old residents," External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's clear that after months of quarantined, combined with the reopening of many sectors in the span of several weeks, we've had a lot of people disregard the very practices that allowed us to slow the spread," External link

patch Tuesday, July 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “They are as a group at less risk than older people,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We send our condolences and prayers to the families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. You continue to be in our thoughts every day,” External link

foxnews Monday, July 6, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different July 4th holiday for all of us,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, July 3, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "My sense is that I think it's a little bit harder for women. I think people feel freer to denigrate us," "The only thing I know is that the women in California that have spoken about this the most -- there are three of us, we're all women" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 3, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re really at a pivotal point,” External link

dailynews Friday, July 3, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Physical distancing isn’t optional, wearing a face covering isn’t optional, spending time only with those you live with isn’t optional — these are requirements,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Physical distancing isn’t optional, wearing a face covering isn’t optional, spending time only with those you live with isn’t optional — these are requirements,” External link

dailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We're really at a pivotal point. If we can't find a way collectively to sort of minimize our exposure to multiple different family units, multiple different units of people that we're now back at work with, we will continue to see the rise in cases," "We've got to do something right now to sort of get us back to a more level ground. ... Right now what really happened is people tried to expand their social circle at the same time they went back to work, at the same time that their children went back to camp, or back to a daycare situation. So you didn't just have three or four more people come into your little circle, you really had exposures across the board" External link

patch Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “I’ve had an explosion of new outbreaks in workplaces,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it’s the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus. The Fourth of July holiday weekend typically means large crowds and gatherings to celebrate, a recipe for increased transmission of COVID-19,” External link

kxxv Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This does indicate — definitively — that we have increased community transmission,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I implore that our residents and businesses follow the public health directives that will keep us healthy, safe, and on the pathway to recovery,” External link

technologyreview Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it's the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "For individuals, we are all still safer at home, but if you must be out, practice physical distancing and wear a cloth face covering at all times when you are around others. Our actions to slow the spread cannot wait -- we need to do these actions now and for the weeks ahead in order to prevent even more serious illness and death," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "For individuals, we are all still safer at home, but if you must be out, practice physical distancing and wear a cloth face covering at all times when you are around others. Our actions to slow the spread cannot wait -- we need to do these actions now and for the weeks ahead in order to prevent even more serious illness and death," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, June 30, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Closing the beaches and prohibiting fireworks displays during this important summer holiday weekend was an incredibly difficult decision to make, but it's the responsible decision to protect public health and protect our residents from a deadly virus," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Otherwise, we are quickly moving toward overwhelming our healthcare system and seeing even more devastating illness and death," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s so much at stake, since these continued increases will result in many more people becoming seriously ill, and many more deaths of COVID-19,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And we've had numerous examples of outbreaks happening because families are getting together with extended family members and friends to celebrate weddings, things that they have postponed, and again have created higher risk and there was transmission," External link

patch Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I appreciate that there's no one place to lay any blame and we're absolutely not trying to do that, particularly because there are many businesses that have opened and they've adhered to every single protocol that's in place, and they're doing their very best to offer safety to employees and customers," External link

patch Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different summer,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is going to be a different summer,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While it’s disappointing to take a step back on our economic recovery journey, it’s critical that we protect the health of our residents and protect the capacity in our healthcare system,” External link

fox35orlando Monday, June 29, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While it’s disappointing to take a step back on our economic recovery journey, it’s critical that we protect the health of our residents and protect the capacity in our healthcare system,” External link

fox35orlando Monday, June 29, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Business owners, we ask that you too do your part," External link

wtsp Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “With increased contact among non-household members, there are many more opportunities for transmission of COVID-19, particularly if public health directives are not followed,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re safer in the community only if we follow the very specific directives issued by public health,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested I should be shot,” External link

fox5sandiego Saturday, June 27, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The death threats started last month during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested I should be shot," External link

wrcbtv Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Business owners, we ask that you too do your part," External link

patch Saturday, June 27, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “The time for all of LA County to do the right thing is now,” “Please don’t take a chance infecting someone else — wear a face covering and keep your distance” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : “The time for all of LA County to do the right thing is now,” “Please don’t take a chance infecting someone else — wear a face covering and keep your distance” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 4:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : "When we look at the actions of businesses and individuals with our recovery indicators, it shows how well we're doing on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and maintaining our capacity for caring for people who become ill, and based on this information, we are concerned," External link

patch Friday, June 26, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And though this represents a smaller portion (of the complaints) this month than May, it's still a significant concern," External link

patch Friday, June 26, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are now going out and — starting this weekend — we will be issuing orders for people to be in compliance,” “It’s abundantly clear that the strategies we have require people to do the best they can to adhere to the directives” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is extraordinarily worrisome as it does reflect more community transmission of COVID-19,” “Increased cases will always lead us to more hospitalizations” External link

dailynews Friday, June 26, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do want to say that it’s highly likely, given the increased numbers that we’re seeing that some of this is in fact people who may have been in a crowded situation at one of the protests where there was spread,” External link

fox5sandiego Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:27:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

click2houston Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I didn’t immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "While frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "An increasing number of public health officials, across the country -- myself included -- are threatened with violence on a regular basis," External link

4-traders Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It is deeply worrisome to imagine," External link

ecns Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic," "We did not create this virus" External link

ecns Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 23, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The death threats started last month, during a Covid-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In my case, the death threats started last month, during a Covid-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

nbcbayarea Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

news4jax Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We would love for the discourse to shift,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please make slowing the spread of (COVID-19) one of the many things you do throughout your day,” “What we really saw today, and I think what we’ve been seeing all along, is what I call a real increase that contributed to more community transmission” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "While some of this may be due to lags in reporting, the numbers do tell us that we're seeing an increase in community transmission," External link

patch Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And that was just 10 days ago," "Throughout our recovery journey, we have said it's likely that the number of cases will increase as more people are out of their homes and around other people. Now it's going to be very important to watch how this increase in cases translates into our daily hospitalizations over the next few weeks" External link

patch Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry," External link

startribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry," External link

startribune Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I didn’t immediately see the message,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is deeply worrisome to imagine,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our job and our calling is to keep as many people as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The science says if we don’t change the way we go about our daily routines,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The data proves that seatbelts save lives, and also proves that wearing a face covering will help stop transmission of COVID-19, which will save lives,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In my case, the death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot," External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In my case, the death threats started last month, during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested that I should be shot," "I didn't immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues" External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "COVID-19 has upended thousands and thousands of lives all across the nation. The virus has changed our world as we know it, and people are angry. As of today, 83,397 cases have been reported in Los Angeles County and 3,120 people have died from this virus," External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We did not create this virus .... and while frustration boils over in our communities as people are done with this virus, this virus is not done with us," "As public health officials, we try hard not to be influenced by partisan politics or public sentiment -- we must follow the science in order to save lives. And the science says if we don't change the way we go about our daily routines, we could pay for it with our lives or the lives of others around us" External link

patch Monday, June 22, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has left many families mourning a loved one. We are so sorry for your loss and keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many businesses and spaces reopened in the last month, and residents have found themselves in crowded situations,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is why it is more important than ever to do what we know slows the spread of the virus: always wear a face covering and keep six feet or more of distance from others not in your household, wash hands frequently, self- isolate if you’re positive for COVID-19, and quarantine if you’re a close contact of someone who tested positive. This is how we protect each other in the weeks ahead,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has left many families mourning a loved one. We are so sorry for your loss and keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many businesses and spaces reopened in the last month, and residents have found themselves in crowded situations,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is why it is more important than ever to do what we know slows the spread of the virus: always wear a face covering and keep six feet or more of distance from others not in your household, wash hands frequently, self- isolate if you’re positive for COVID-19, and quarantine if you’re a close contact of someone who tested positive. This is how we protect each other in the weeks ahead,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : “I know our team is working really hard — almost around the clock — to make sure we don’t continue to see delays, especially unnecessary delays in testing at skilled nursing facilities,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As soon as it became apparent to us in the nursing homes with data that actually demonstrated asymptomatic spread, we moved in very quickly to change our guidance,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 20, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “COVID-19 has impacted everyone across the county, and we are all feeling exhausted by the safety requirements, yet we still have to find it within ourselves to do our part to protect each other from the spread of the virus,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 19, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We're getting dumps of lab reports that were not submitted to us in a timely way," External link

patch Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s highly unlikely you will see relaxing across all facilities given they must be 28 days past any cases,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Steep declines in recent days are probably due to a lag in reporting,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The good news is the rate of death is decreasing, but we still have a lot of people passing away from COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s going to take a while to sort out what we do know,” “It’s difficult in any crowd situation to know if they were infected in a crowd or to contact people who might have been exposed” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While I know so many are feeling relief that businesses and facilities are reopening and people are going back to work,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "They'll be revisiting all of the restaurants that were not in compliance and issuing them an order to come into compliance," "We've been doing a lot of education, but starting this week we're actually going to revisit places where we noted that people still had concerns, they had confusion, they hadn't quite made the changes. There should be no places where tables are right next to each other. They either need a six-foot (separation) or a physical barrier. Those are requirements in the protocols. " External link

patch Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "They'll be revisiting all of the restaurants that were not in compliance and issuing them an order to come into compliance," "We've been doing a lot of education, but starting this week we're actually going to revisit places where we noted that people still had concerns, they had confusion, they hadn't quite made the changes. There should be no places where tables are right next to each other. They either need a six-foot (separation) or a physical barrier. Those are requirements in the protocols. " External link

patch Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for most infants," "We do not know yet conclusively whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus via breast milk, but the limited data available suggest that this is not likely to be a source of transmission. Whether and how to start or continue breastfeeding should be determined by the mother in coordination with her family and her health care provider" External link

patch Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The number of people in the hospital each day on average continues to decline slightly,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our hearts break for the families grieving the loss of their heroes,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We do not know conclusively whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus through breast milk,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know looking back we wish there were areas that we had done things differently,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 16, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Reopening businesses and public spaces safely requires everyone to continue to make physical distancing, wearing cloth face coverings and other infection control practices a part of day-to-day life,” “We have shown that we can work together on slowing the spread of COVID-19, and we need to continue to do so through our recovery journey to prevent huge increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 12, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

beaumontenterprise Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It remains important for all of us to follow the directives and do our parts to keep everyone safe,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It remains important for all of us to follow the directives and do our parts to keep everyone safe,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re not at the tail end of anything,” “We never had a huge peak. We’ve kind of been within this band. We’re not in decline, we’re kind of holding our own in ways that protect the health-care system” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer wrote : “It is important for us to remember that 83% of people testing positive for COVID-19 are under the age of 66,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The disproportionately higher number of deaths from COVID-19 among black and brown people is an indication of the impact of racism and discrimination on health and well-being,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I want to acknowledge that we’re at a place in history where we’re facing critically important issues,” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Being part of a protest is really no different than having an exposure in an indoor mall or even at a restaurant or at the beach,” “That’s why we say if you think you had an exposure, the safest thing to do at this point is to self-quarantine for those 14 days to see whether you develop signs or symptoms” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We find more people who are asymptomatic and positive than those who are symptomatic,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue," External link

patch Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, it’s important to know that, because of the long incubation period of the virus, getting tested immediately after exposure is likely to yield a negative result and does not mean you are not infected with COVID-19,” “It is important to please stay away from others for 14 days after possible exposure. We all need to continue to be diligent about physical distancing and wearing cloth face coverings when out and around others. These actions are respectful and save lives” External link

dailynews Monday, June 8, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Monday, June 8, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Our Lady ) : “Each day, we think of the many people who are experiencing the sorrow of losing a loved one to COVID-19. Our thoughts and prayers are with you every day, and we are deeply sorry for your loss,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We see that people who live in areas with high rates of poverty have almost four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It paints a very disturbing picture,” “If the death rate for all groups were the same as it is for white residents, who have the lowest death rate, we would have 754 fewer deaths” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These results are absolutely devastating and represent real people whose lives have been lost,” “They also starkly show how inequities have a life and death consequence” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The very real impact of the injustices plays out every day with the news I share with you and amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 7, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This amplifies why racism is a public health issue,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 6, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” “With new information, it has become clear that asymptomatic people are capable of spreading the virus” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re always worried about a surge,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Peaceful protests are so important, but we ask you all to look out for each other when you come together,” “Wear cloth face coverings, keep a physical distance. There is a lot of risk for these gatherings in becoming super spreader events” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re always worried about a surge,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Peaceful protests are so important, but we ask you all to look out for each other when you come together,” “Wear cloth face coverings, keep a physical distance. There is a lot of risk for these gatherings in becoming super spreader events” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake as we continue our recovery journey,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 29, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As of yesterday (Tuesday), there was an average of seven deaths per day, which is still tragic, but this compares to an average of 21 deaths per day one week ago and 25 deaths per day three weeks ago," "We have a long way to go, but I really want to thank everybody who's been so helpful in making sure that we get on a path that protects both the employees and the residents in these facilities" External link

patch Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "There is a lot at stake as we reopen," "More people being around one another can result in more transmission of COVID-19, which is more cases and likely more hospitalizations and deaths. This is why it couldn't be more important for us to take care of each other when we're out of our homes" External link

patch Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the city of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 27, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID-19, including the families of the 1,100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country," External link

patch Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID -19, including the families of the 1100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we prepare to re-open many places and spaces that are still closed,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “On this Memorial Day, as we join with those mourning the loss of their loved ones to COVID -19, including the families of the 1100 veterans who recently passed away from COVID-19, we want to honor the memory of all the members of the armed forces who courageously gave of themselves to protect our country,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we prepare to re-open many places and spaces that are still closed,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

upi Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 25, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Angeles County Department ) : "We are closely monitoring outbreaks within facilities in the City of Vernon, as many of the employees reside in adjacent Southeast Los Angeles communities," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, May 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Over 35% of us here in L.A. County, sometimes the number can be as high as 40%, have underlying health conditions," External link

patch Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We have to do a lot of things right so we can actually get to that date," "I think the reality is that we are going to really aim together to get there as quickly as possible, but we're going to pay attention to the data and science" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 23, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We have to do a lot of things right so we can actually get to that date," "I think the reality is that we are going to really aim together to get there as quickly as possible, but we're going to pay attention to the data and science" External link

nbcnews Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Over 35% of us here in L.A. County, sometimes the number can be as high as 40%, have underlying health conditions," "So I know sometimes folks think there's a very tiny group of people who are at an elevated risk of serious illness from COVID-19, but here in L.A. County it's one out of three of us" External link

patch Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many of our beautiful outdoor spaces are open and we can enjoy them as we practice physical distancing and wear our cloth face coverings when we’re around other people,” “The virus hasn’t changed. It’s still relatively easy to become infected, particularly if you’re not taking precautions” External link

utsandiego Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "This is the age group that makes up the majority of our workforce," "So as more people are going back to work, it's an important reminder that people at the workplace may be infected, even if they aren't feeling sick. And we need our employers and our employees to work together to make sure that employees and customers are in an environment that's as safe as possible" External link

patch Friday, May 22, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re all aiming for a date our businesses are going to be able to open safely,” “It’s always helpful to have a target date in mind. We can actually get to that date and have a lots of different sectors reopen. That’s certainly a goal we can reach. But we’re all going to need to do our part” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re all aiming for a date our businesses are going to be able to open safely,” “It’s always helpful to have a target date in mind. We can actually get to that date and have a lots of different sectors reopen. That’s certainly a goal we can reach. But we’re all going to need to do our part” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Everyone was worried when New York saw an explosion of cases,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In past few days it’s likely 1 million people left their homes,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I know for all of us we’d be very excited to be able to see our teams starting to get ready to play again,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:41:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So you can see why we do stand here every day and we tell you why it's so important for us to continue to slow the spread," "As more and more people are about, it's very easy to have a scenario where there's more infections. And having more infections results in overwhelming the health care system. But I do know that if we do our part, if we are able to keep our distance, if we use our face coverings when we're around other people, it made a difference before and it will make a difference as we move through the future" External link

patch Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Many people across our county are experiencing the profound sadness of losing the loved one,” “And I hope they know that as we mourn with you, and you are in our thoughts and prayers, everyday” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is particularly problematic in our institutional settings,” “Infection control, appropriate personal protective equipment and routine testing are essential for us to create safer environments for employees, and for residents” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We appreciated that the state relaxed the criteria that can be used by counties across the state to request a variance that would allow us to move faster through stage two,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the many people experiencing the profound sadness of losing someone they love to COVID-19, we are deeply sorry," External link

patch Monday, May 18, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do think it’s realistic to assume that, at some point in the summer, there would be some travel plans that may be easier for you to feel comfortable doing,” “Many of our parks are reopening, and there may be opportunities later in the summer as those parks reopen for campgrounds to also reopen, where people can either be in their own vehicles or their own tents” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer acknowledged : “with every single test, there’s a possibility that you actually don’t get an accurate test result,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Seeing friends, we're not recommending that at this point in time," "We are recommending that you continue to do your distancing in the ways that we've recommended before. " External link

patch Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "And that's only because of all of the work that you've done," "So I ask you to continue to practice physical distancing, continue to wear your cloth face coverings when you're among other people, because these actions work. This is your way of keeping other people safe" External link

patch Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:24:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Even mild illness in a person with underlying health concerns during a pandemic is cause for concern,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re using this information to guide us, on how and when it’s sensible to relax additional restrictions so we can reopen more businesses across the entire county,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Even mild illness in a person with underlying health concerns during a pandemic is cause for concern,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re using this information to guide us, on how and when it’s sensible to relax additional restrictions so we can reopen more businesses across the entire county,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Masks are in fact mandatory across the entire county when you are outside of your home, not with members of your household, and in any kind of contact with other people," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer noted : "We will all need to closely follow the rules, including practicing physical distancing and wearing cloth face coverings at all times, so that we don't end up with significant increases in hospitalizations and deaths," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Working together to slow the spread of COVID-19 is our new normal for the foreseeable future," External link

news-yahoo Friday, May 15, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our recovery journey is underway, but it will be a slow one,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our recovery journey is underway, but it will be a slow one,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Last year, 125 people died from influenza (in Los Angeles), and the year before, about 300 people died," "On average, we lose about 250 lives to influenza every year, and you can understand why the mortality rate of COVID-19 is so worrisome, because it far exceeds what we're normally used to seeing with a virus or a communicable disease" External link

patch Friday, May 15, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “you now need to have a face covering with you, because if you came by other people, you were walking by other people, you tried to go into a grocery store, you absolutely have to have that face covering on” External link

utsandiego Friday, May 15, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You can understand why the mortality rate for COVID-19 is so worrisome,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 15, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “Our best bet is to watch when the state feels like, as a state this would be an activity that we could all engage in and then we would have to make our own assessment depending on what our numbers look like, depending on what hospitalizations look like, depending on what deaths look like as to whether or not that makes sense for all of us in L.A. County,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We will have an active dashboard and you’ll be able to watch the same data we’re looking at,” “I’m hoping that will be up by the end of the week, so we’ll all be together on making sure we’re continuing to slow the spread” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “This virus is relentless and we still have more people dying of COVID-19 every day in L.A. County than they die of any other single disease,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We are mindful that as we begin our recovery journey, we need to be sure to take care not to have a large increase in deaths and hospitalizations," External link

longbeachstar Thursday, May 14, 2020 4:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "If you're part of one of these groups, you need to take every precaution imaginable to protect yourself from COVID-19," External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As a reminder, before a retail business or manufacturer or a warehouse opens, they are required to prepare, implement and post their compliance with our directives to demonstrate that they're adhering to distancing and infection control practices that protect both employees and customers," External link

patch Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “At the moment we neither have seen an increase in rates of suicide and overdoses,” “That doesn’t mean we don’t have serious issues related to depression or anxiety. Those aren’t the only two measures to know whether people are really suffering” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “At the moment we neither have seen an increase in rates of suicide and overdoses,” “That doesn’t mean we don’t have serious issues related to depression or anxiety. Those aren’t the only two measures to know whether people are really suffering” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 14, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “While the Safer-at-Home orders will remain in place over the next few months, restrictions will be gradually relaxed under our five-stage Roadmap to Recovery, while making sure we are keeping our communities as safe as possible during this pandemic,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer told : “We are being guided by science and data that will safely move us forward along the road to recovery in a measured way—one that allows us to ensure that effective distancing and infection control measures are in place,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s safer to stay at home,” External link

thegrio Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "dramatic change to the virus and tools at hand" External link

wsau Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We can only do this with everyone’s cooperation,” “It will be impossible to do this without that in a county this large” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s now no way, unless there was a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could in fact see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

khou Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our hope is that by using the data, we'd be able to slowly lift restrictions over the next three months," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our hope is that by using the data, we'd be able to slowly lift restrictions over the next three months," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Unless there is a dramatic change in sort of this virus and the tools that we have at hand to actually fight against this virus, there’s no way that we could, in fact, see us not needing to continue with a set of restrictions,” External link

nypost Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Later this week, we will be issuing a new Health Officer Order that continues to lay out directives that need to be followed as we continue on our recovery journey," External link

ecns Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I do think recovery will be monthslong based on the tools we have at hand today,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Recovery will be months long, based on the tools we have at hand today," External link

click2houston Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wlwt Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

kcci Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our journey will be slow and we will be looking closely at key indicators to make sure we are continuing to slow the spread of COVID-19,” “Thank you so much for working together and doing your part. Your actions have been working and saving lives” External link

dailynews Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wmur Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

Koat Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wesh Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer reminded : “It’s safer to stay at home. COVID-19 has not changed ,” External link

utsandiego Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s no way (to open earlier) unless there’s a dramatic change in this virus and the tools that we have on hand to actually fight against this virus,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I hope that we’re able to use the data to lift restrictions slowly over the next three months,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “To all our brand-new residents of L.A. County, we’re so happy to welcome you to our community,” External link

oregonlive Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Our inspectors had to require some businesses to close since they were not able to come into compliance," External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I do want to remind all of us, both residents and businesses, that we have to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19," "And it's extraordinarily important to follow the health officer orders and directives. Businesses should not open until they can adhere to all the protocols, and they must post a completed checklist in a public place before they open so that their customers and their employees can be sure that this is a place that is able to provide the required protections" External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It is still safer, however, to remain at home," "COVID-19 has not changed. It is relatively easy to transmit and people, especially people with underlying health conditions, can become seriously ill from the virus" External link

patch Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We only can do this with everyone’s cooperation,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We only can do this with everyone’s cooperation,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We are saddened that these numbers continue to increase because I know so many people are suffering the loss of their loved ones.,” “The county family keeps you in our thoughts and prayers” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think we’re all concerned about the fact that as we’re about more it could lead to more people dying,” “We’re gonna to have to watch our numbers really closely. Right now we’ve had a fair amount of stability and some tiny decreases. If we see the spike in that model that would be worrisome. If it’s really distressing we might need to implement restrictions again” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we move into our recovery journey and restrictions are slowly lifted, if you have chronic health conditions, it’s really important that you continue to stay at home as much as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our health care workers are the heroes of this pandemic,” “We thank all of our health care workers from the bottom of all our hearts” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake,” “Reopening our county, even slowly, only works if we’re all really committed to being careful” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, May 11, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we begin our recovery journey, we are grateful for all you have done to get us to this point,” “More than ever, we all need to continue to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19, to protect the most vulnerable members of our community, and to, most importantly, save lives” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 11, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Each day, we report these numbers knowing that there are people who are grieving their loved ones who have passed away from COVID-19," External link

patch Monday, May 11, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The three cases that have been identified at Children's Hospital were all cases where the child was, in fact, positive for antibodies for COVID- 19," "So we're going to work with the entire country at better understanding these risks for children" External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There is a lot at stake,” “Reopening our county, even slowly, only works if we’re all really committed to being careful” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Many people in our community are experiencing profound loss because their loved ones have passed away from COVID-19. We keep you in our thoughts and prayers every day," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The county's approach to reopening is guided by the science and by the current status of our pandemic locally. And we're all looking forward to businesses reopening and getting back to work, and we all know we're going to be on a slow journey together so we can continue to save lives and prevent overwhelming our health care system," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islander ) : "When we present the information by percentages it often masks the fact that if we looked at actual mortality rates, our African-American and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander neighbors and families are dying at a much higher rate than all others in L.A. County," External link

patch Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We know people are anxious to get out to the beaches,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We know people are anxious to get out to the beaches,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You cannot open any facility until you meet the prerequisites in our protocols,” “People should check before they go out either to a trail or golf course, to make sure they’re ready to open safely for employees and customers” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “People who live in areas with high poverty rates have four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” “Systematic injustices including discriminatory polices and institutional racism has led to the unequal distribution of wealth resources and opportunities. This is contributing to the staggering disproportion we see in the outcomes” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The three cases that have been identified at Children's Hospital were all cases where the child was, in fact, positive for antibodies for COVID- 19," "So we're going to work with the entire country at better understanding these risks for children" External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:13:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Protocols with directives on how to protect workers and customers is posted on our website, and stores and facilities are not allowed to open until they've complied with the changes and the directives," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As these places reopen, we do need to remember the new normal," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The data are not only concerning, but they require all of us to work together and take quick action," External link

patch Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You cannot open any facility until you meet the prerequisites in our protocols,” “People should check before they go out either to a trail or golf course, to make sure they’re ready to open safely for employees and customers” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “People who live in areas with high poverty rates have four times the rate of death for COVID-19,” “Systematic injustices including discriminatory polices and institutional racism has led to the unequal distribution of wealth resources and opportunities. This is contributing to the staggering disproportion we see in the outcomes” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 9, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The virus has not changed. It can still spread easily and it can still result in serious illness and death," External link

patch Friday, May 8, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As we begin this journey of recovery, some of us will be going back to work, some of us will just be out and around more people. But that doesn't mean that we're now living in a post-COVID-19 world," External link

patch Friday, May 8, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “There’s a lot at stake as we relax Safer at Home,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “If you have an underlying health condition, even as we enter the journey for recovery, you are at serious risk of illness and devastating disease,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Just because something opens up, doesn’t mean you have to go out and buy stuff right now,” “You are still safer at home and you should only go out for what’s essential” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We reach somewhere between 80% and 85% who are positive,” “Some people (phoned by tracers) don’t take their calls at all but we are working to get better contact information from the labs” External link

dailynews Friday, May 8, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “My heart again goes out to all the loved ones of people who have passed,” “I hope you know one of our most important priorities today is to reduce the outbreaks and the heartache that’s happening in our institutional settings where our most vulnerable reside” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "As a reminder, all of the businesses that will be reopening will open in a much modified way that allows for optimum physical distancing and infection-control practices," External link

patch Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Protecting the people who are most vulnerable is going to be a very important part throughout all of our reopening process," "I want to thank everyone for continuing to work together during this challenging time, and I want to remind us all that we need to be each other's helpers to ensure we're able to safely open our community's businesses" External link

patch Thursday, May 7, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "The county's approach to reopening is guided by the science and by the current status of our pandemic locally. And we're all looking forward to businesses reopening and getting back to work, and we all know we're going to be on a slow journey together so we can continue to save lives and prevent overwhelming our health care system," External link

patch Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islander ) : "When we present the information by percentages it often masks the fact that if we looked at actual mortality rates, our African-American and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander neighbors and families are dying at a much higher rate than all others in L.A. County," External link

patch Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Nothing has changed about this virus since March,” “The virus didn’t get less deadly or any less infectious” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We cannot have a surge in cases and feel comfortable with continuing to loosen restrictions,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We’re looking at what criteria allows us to move from one stage to another, but we have to be mindful about what responsibility we have to keep people as safe as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the saddest things would be to open too quickly and not only see more deaths and hospitalizations but also to tell business they have to close again,” “We have to do everything we can to be on a slow path toward recovery” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This is an alarming rate and we all need to work hard to ensure that we are doing everything possible so our most vulnerable residents are as safe as they can be in these congregate centers,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We do know as we reopen more people will be out and about and we see more cases,” “We have to be sure we have capacity in our hospitals to be able to treat a small increase in the number of people who show up for hospital care” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This will give us the ability to have a road map for reopening beaches in L.A. County,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our community has suffered many losses to COVID-19. and to the families who are mourning the passing of their loved one, we’re deeply sorry and we’re wishing you healing and peace,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please do your very best to stay home as much as possible,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our numbers of people who are hospitalized each day has been slightly lower than a week earlier,” “We will continue to watch this information carefully to see if this good news continues” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:26:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our community has suffered many losses to COVID-19. and to the families who are mourning the passing of their loved one, we’re deeply sorry and we’re wishing you healing and peace,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Please do your very best to stay home as much as possible,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our numbers of people who are hospitalized each day has been slightly lower than a week earlier,” “We will continue to watch this information carefully to see if this good news continues” External link

dailynews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "In hindsight, we should've probably looked more carefully, particularly at deaths. But I think hindsight is beneficial as we move forward; it doesn't really help us understand what might have happened in the past," External link

politico Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the families we very much mourn with you," External link

longbeachstar Monday, May 4, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The people lost to COVID-19 are mourned by all of us in LA County, and to their loved ones, we wish you peace and healing,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, May 4, 2020 1:31:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The people lost to COVID-19 are mourned by all of us in LA County, and to their loved ones, we wish you peace and healing,” External link

dailynews Monday, May 4, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer warned : “Ninety-five percent of us have still not been infected. And until there’s a vaccine, most residents in L.A. County can be infected at any time over the months to come,” “Without taking extraordinary measures to reduce our exposures to people who are infected, and to keep our distance as much as possible, we could easily see a big spike in new cases” External link

utsandiego Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “How much shedding of the virus they (asymptomatic people) do, and how … infectious they are at any given point in time, we still don’t have the answer,” “But from my perspective, if you’re positive for COVID-19, then I’m going to assume that you’re capable of spreading” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, May 3, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “How much shedding of the virus they (asymptomatic people) do, and how … infectious they are at any given point in time, we still don’t have the answer,” “But from my perspective, if you’re positive for COVID-19, then I’m going to assume that you’re capable of spreading” External link

dailynews Sunday, May 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "For those of you who are grieving a loved one lost to COVID-19, we are so sorry for your loss," External link

patch Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "If you now test positive for COVID-19 or you've been told by your provider that you're likely to be positive for the virus, you need to immediately self-isolate," "And this means staying home and staying away from all other people and pets as much as possible all of the time" External link

patch Sunday, May 3, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "To the families we very much mourn with you," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, May 2, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : "Herd immunity means that many people in the community have already seen the virus, and they’ve developed what we call antibodies to the virus, so they have some protection, should they see the virus again," "It’s not clear what protect you have from COVID-19 because you have antibodies, but as with most other viruses, we assume you have some protection" External link

fox35orlando Friday, May 1, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : "That means 95% of us have not yet seen the virus, we don’t have any antibodies and it, in fact, would take us a while to develop that herd immunity," "Until you have that herd immunity, you have to really worry about how easily we’re able to transmit — to each other — this infection. Because most of us have no immunity at this point in time" External link

fox35orlando Friday, May 1, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I want to note that although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness from COVID-19, every day for the last week-and-a- half I've reported on a number of people who have unfortunately lost their lives and been younger than 65," "So I want to remind everybody, this virus really can cause devastating illness among people of all ages" External link

patch Friday, May 1, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness form COVID-19,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, May 1, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Although older people are more likely to pass away and have severe illness form COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Friday, May 1, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about Pacific Islanders ) : "Rates of COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths are extremely high among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders," "And they're also higher among African-Americans and Latinx than among whites and Asians. " External link

patch Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “You all have seen that on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, our numbers can be higher,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These trends are troubling and of great concern,” “They suggest that more affluent residents may have better access to COVID-19 testing and treatments. These findings highlight the urgent need for more intensive efforts to expand access to culturally competent treatment and prevention strategies” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Tracking the number of new hospitalizations every day will be critically important to assess how well we are continuing our work to slow the spread of COVID-19,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 30, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "I think we're all with the governor on this," External link

patch Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer added : "We all have to work together. We have to partner with all of our businesses, with all of our residents to make sure as we start relaxing, we do so in a way that maximizes our ability to still do a lot of physical distancing," External link

patch Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "This data is deeply disturbing and it speaks to the need for immediate action in communities with disproportionately high rates of death," External link

patch Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “We are hopeful that as we get into the middle of May our numbers will actually start decreasing an then we can look at what makes sense for L.A. County,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “We are hopeful that as we get into the middle of May our numbers will actually start decreasing an then we can look at what makes sense for L.A. County,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Early on in this pandemic we were all unaware that COVID-19 could be spread by people who did not have symptoms,” “This has spread the virus. I apologize on behalf of all of us for not knowing enough at the start of this epidemic” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “This data is deeply disturbing and speaks to the need for immediate action in communities with disproportionately high rates of death,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “As we have more information about who is dying, we are reminded that the work ahead requires that we address issues of disproportionately that result in higher rates of death among African Americans, [Latino] and Asians as well as residents living in poverty,” “Ensuring access to testing, early treatment and care, and economic support among those communities at higher risk of devastating outcomes associated with COVID-19, is essential” External link

theepochtimes Monday, April 27, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “The most difficult part of the COVID-19 pandemic is losing people to the virus. To all of you who have lost loved ones, we are deeply sorry,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, April 27, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Monday, April 27, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "For those who are grieving loved ones lost to COVID-19, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers every day," External link

patch Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Sunday, April 26, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer explained : “We actually found that about 5 percent of Angelenos have in fact, probably, at some time, been infected with COVID-19,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It does for me reinforce the need for everyone to continue to stay home, to observe all of our physical distancing requirements, because there are many, many people throughout the county who are positive for COVID-19 who may not be showing any symptoms,” “We need to assume that any point in time we could be infected and all of the other people we come in contact with could be infected” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It suspends all communal dining and activities ... to make sure that there's ample distancing among the residents who reside there," "Staff will be required to always wear surgical masks and to use personal protective equipment when it's appropriate. And residents will also need to wear surgical masks or cloth face coverings when they're outside of their personal room" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We didn't request the National Guard, but we requested help," "And the National Guard was great. We did ask the state to help us with staffing. The easiest thing for them to do was deploy the National Guard and we're extraordinarily grateful that they did. And they continue to provide us with support" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “I do want to beg people in LA County, please don’t go to Ventura to use their outdoor spaces,” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:55:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "We know that with the return of beautiful weather we all want to be outside - and it is fine do so as long as you are not gathering with others. Enjoy a walk or a jog, or sit outside and enjoy the sunshine at your home. Our beaches and trails remain closed as we continue to work together to slow the spread," External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "It's very important even with the good weather that people do not congregate together outside," "So enjoy the outdoors alone or with other members of your household. And this means please take a walk, go for a jog or sit outside in your yard and allow your children to be outside and enjoy this beautiful weather. But you need to do it as a household and not to congregate in places and spaces that are beautiful but will defeat our need for us to keep our distance still" External link

patch Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We will begin this process to make sure we’re able to test all residents and staff in skilled nursing homes,” “The ones with the most severe outbreaks will be prioritized” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Those numbers have remained very stable in the last few weeks,” External link

dailynews Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It’s very important even with the good weather that people do not congregate together outside,” “So enjoy the outdoors alone or with other members of your household. And this means please take a walk, go for a jog or sit outside in your yard and allow your children to be outside and enjoy this beautiful weather. But you need to do it as a household and not to congregate in places and spaces that are beautiful but will defeat our need for us to keep our distance still” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "More people are dying each day from Covid-19 than from other diseases that we track and get information on," External link

wrcbtv Friday, April 24, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said ( about County Public ) : “I do want to beg people in LA County, please don’t go to Ventura to use their outdoor spaces,” External link

dailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “These numbers are a stark reminder of all of us of the importance of slowing the spread of COVID-19,” “Across the county, the number of people that have died from COVID-19 is greater than the number of people that have died from influenza over the past eight months of flue season” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “In January we were all suspicious that we weren’t seeing cases that were not diagnosed,” “In hindsight, we maybe should have looked more closely at deaths. But hindsight is 20-20” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, April 24, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So although I report that every day we have thousands of thousands of people who have tested positive, the serology testing lets us know that we have hundreds of thousands of people that have already developed antibodies to the virus," "Because at some point in time during the last couple of months, they have in fact been infected with COVID-19" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the biggest issues we’re having at the nursing homes is they have a lot of staff who are out because they are infected and they are sick,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We set up a system where workers can’t come in who are symptomatic,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We agree that there should be widespread testing at every nursing home where there’re outbreaks,” “We have been working with the state on helping us enhance our capacity to more easily be able to do that testing” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

thegardenisland Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “One of the biggest issues we’re having at the nursing homes is they have a lot of staff who are out because they are infected and they are sick,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It turns out, we were wrong,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We set up a system where workers can’t come in who are symptomatic,” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We agree that there should be widespread testing at every nursing home where there’re outbreaks,” “We have been working with the state on helping us enhance our capacity to more easily be able to do that testing” External link

dailynews Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

news4jax Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "With the new information that's emerging that indicates there are many more people than we thought that are positive for COVID-19 and they're not sick, we have to change our strategies and adjust," External link

patch Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I think everybody in public health would say that we anticipate that there were many more early deaths across the country that weren’t captured,” External link

tribtown Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is absolutely appropriate that people be allowed to vote,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “It is absolutely appropriate that people be allowed to vote,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “We need to assume that at any point in time, we could be infected and that all of the other people we come in contact with could also be infected,” External link

syracuse Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "These results indicate that many persons may have been unknowingly infected and at risk of transmitting the virus to others," External link

ecns Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "So although I report that every day we have thousands of thousands of people who have tested positive, the serology testing lets us know that we have hundreds of thousands of people that have already developed antibodies to the virus," "Because at some point in time during the last couple of months, they have in fact been infected with COVID-19" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : "Public Health has been working with staff and the director at the mission since they had their first positive COVID-19 case on March 28," "Because there are a large number of guests at Union Rescue Mission, we have continued to work closely with the facility and efforts have been made in large part thanks to the gracious help of the director and their staff to decompress the shelter to allow for maximum physical distancing on each of their floors. " External link

patch Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “That seems to be the pattern not just in our county but others in California,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I don’t think May 15 is a magic date or a number,” “We have to take responsibility for the 10 million people in LA County. I promise we’re heading into recovery. But those decisions must be made in a way that doesn’t come with consequences” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our original sense was that those spreading the virus were symptomatic,” “But that turned out not to be true” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “That seems to be the pattern not just in our county but others in California,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “I don’t think May 15 is a magic date or a number,” “We have to take responsibility for the 10 million people in LA County. I promise we’re heading into recovery. But those decisions must be made in a way that doesn’t come with consequences” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer said : “Our original sense was that those spreading the virus were symptomatic,” “But that turned out not to be true” External link

dailynews Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer dijo : "El Covid-19 no discrimina por edad, raza o nivel de ingresos" External link

teletica Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Barbara Ferrer lancé : "Nous devons ralentir le nombre de cas qui se déclarent, il le faut !" External link

TF1 Friday, March 20, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director27.03%EN09/20/201720/09/2017
county public health director5.41%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
public health director5.41%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
health director5.41%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
director of the boston13.51%EN04/15/201415/04/2014
executive director32.43%EN04/08/201408/04/2014
boston public health commission executive director10.81%EN08/27/201327/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Barbara FerrerEN91.67%
Barbara FerrerFR8.33%


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