Funding to Staff Emergency and Community Response


L.A. County’s workforce—more than 110,000 strong—is rising to the challenge of bringing safety net services to our 10 million residents during the pandemic. Whether serving as disaster service workers, providing life-saving health care, or delivering other kinds of essential services, L.A. County employees are mobilizing to meet the moment. Meet some of those serving behind the scenes or on the front lines in the short videos below.

Total allocation: $150 million

COVID-19: Responding to the Pandemic

From Project Roomkey to contact tracing, L.A. County employees are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic

Patrick O’Conner, Health Services

Keishania Richardson, Animal Care & Control

Patrisha Taylor, Children & Family Services

Karen Gonzalez, Library

Michael Contreras, Public Health

Michael Peterson, Library

Leticia Gonzales, Public Health

Jaquel Porter, Project Roomkey

Esveida Refugio, Health Services