18 minutes | Aug 27, 2021

(Tough) Love in the Time of COVID: Dr. Barbara Ferrer on what to do about Angelenos who refuse vaccines

For much of 2021, government and public health officials have been offering everything from cash incentives to vacation giveaways — even free marijuana — to get more shots in arms across the state. But now, with COVID-19 cases skyrocketing with the rise of the delta variant, officials are switching to a tough-love approach. Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer joins us to discuss the new masking, vaccine and testing requirements recently put in place. Plus, what she's been doing personally to stave off vaccine misinformation throughout the county.  GET IN TOUCH Want to ask Alex a question? Visit the SoCal in 17 page On Twitter using hashtag #SOCALIN17 or her handle @alexcoheninla IN THIS EPISODE LA Public Health on Twitter: @lapublichealth How New York City is messaging around COVID-19
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