Lysol Disinfectant Spray effective against COVID-19: EPA
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of Lysol's disinfectant spray to protect against COVID-19.
Q&A with LA County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer
As parts of Los Angeles are starting to open, there's a new order in place from the LA County Department of Public Health indicating masks have to be worn whenever you leave your house, with few exceptions. But, some people are confused as to what that exactly means. FOX 11's Tony McEwing spoke exclusively with Dr. Barbara Ferrer on Good Day LA Friday morning to help clear up some questions:
Lost your job? Here's what you need to know
Nearly 33.5 million Americans have lost their jobs and applied for unemployment benefits in the past 7 weeks — a stunning record high that reflects the near-complete shutdown of the U.S. economy.
Breaking down immune-boosting foods to help fight illnesses
While shelter-in-place orders and proper hygiene and sanitation can lower your chances of getting COVID-19, there are other ways to protect yourself. You can boost your immune system to help fight off illness. Adding certain foods and supplements can do that. Your chances of fighting off the virus are greater is you are healthier.
What you need to know about Renter Protections during the pandemic
The City of Los Angeles has enacted renter protections to help residents stay in their homes. But, many renters have questions on how that will work since they worry about being evicted.
What is herd immunity and will it protect us from COVID-19?
People everywhere are searching for answers to bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. One term that is being thrown around a lot is "herd immunity." So what exactly is it? Will it protect us from the deadly disease? Los Angeles Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer stopped by Good Day LA Friday to answer those questions.
CDC adds 6 new symptoms of coronavirus to list
The Centers for Disease Control has tripled the number of symptoms that could be indicators of coronavirus, including muscle pain, headache and new loss of taste or smell.
Tips for keeping a strong immune system
Exercising and eating right are vital.
Dr. Gadget arranges a $400,000 product donation to help Los Angeles during pandemic
You may have seen Dr. Gadget on FOX 11 News often giving away big prizes to our viewers, but this time, he worked with several companies to arrange a $400,000 product donation to the city of Los Angeles.
How to make your own face mask at home — even if you don’t know how to sew
The CDC offers steps on how to make your own cloth face covering, regardless of whether or not you know how to sew.
What to do if coronavirus derails your wedding plans
The Coronavirus has disrupted just about everything in our daily lives, including major milestones like weddings, bar mitzvah’s and more.
FDA authorizes first at-home coronavirus test
The FDA has authorized the first diagnostic test with a home collection option for COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus.
CDC study suggests coronavirus can travel 13 feet in air and live on shoes
The virus was found present on the floor in a hospital in China and on the soles of healthcare professionals, according to the study.
If an appliance breaks or your internet is down, here’s how to handle a house call during a pandemic
Here are a few tips to follow to keep you and the service provider safe during the outbreak.
How to use and remove gloves, masks safely
Masks and gloves can protect you against contact with infectious materials. However, once contaminated, gloves can become a means for spreading infectious materials.
How to stay safe while grocery shopping
An expert tells us how to remain safe while grocery shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can you apply for unemployment insurance on coronavirus furlough?
Congress decreed that employees on furlough do qualify for unemployment benefits.