Staff Reporter (Health Care, Law)
During the COVID-19 outbreak, Kaiser Permanente has temporarily closed select medical offices while others will limit services in an effort to control exposure to the virus.
Mayor Eric Garcetti late Tuesday issued an emergency order that makes some companies pay sick leave to employees, effectively suspending a similar but more stringent ordinance approved by the Los Angeles City Council on March 27. Several business organizations lobbied to change the City Council’s version.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday issued an emergency order requiring essential service workers to wear face coverings, as well as customers shopping at essential businesses such as grocery stores.
To help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles County on Monday announced it will launch a $500,000 fund for grants to companies with two to 50 full-time employees.
Simulations Plus has acquired French medical software company Lixoft, further expanding its drug simulation capabilities and broadening its presence in Europe.
Amgen Inc. and Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies on Thursday announced a strategic partnership to discover and develop a treatment for COVID-19.
LTC Properties Inc. has sold its Preferred Care portfolio for $78 million, according to a statement from the senior housing real estate investment trust.
In response to the coronavirus crisis, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday signed an updated rent relief order covering both commercial and residential tenants.
Biotech follows different paths with Conejo Valley startups pursuing new drugs and Santa Clarita companies focused on medical devices.
As biotech companies continue to crop up and flourish in the Valley area, it’s clear that the Conejo and Santa Clarita valleys are hotspots for very different sectors of the industry.
Second Sight Medical Products Inc. on Monday announced it will lay off 84 of its 108 employees effective March 31 in response to COVID-19 challenges, the first step toward the end of the Sylmar company.