SACRAMENTO – AB 793 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) and Assemblymember Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) was approved in the Senate and sent to the Governor’s desk last night.
THOUSAND OAKS – Since May 2020 researchers from UCI, UCLA, California Lutheran University, and 11Health have been collaborating with Ventura County agencies to determine the true prevalence of COVID-19 within the region.
A trip to the grocery store, a long bike ride through a park, a stroll through our neighborhoods. These are the precious trips we have all come to look forward to during the recent stay-at-home orders.
These moments – like our pre-pandemic trips to work, school and restaurants – paint an intimate portrait of our daily lives. And this is precisely the information that the government wants to collect from you.
Assemblymember Irwin's statement on California State Auditor's Report, Mobile Home Park Inspections: The Department of Housing and Community Development Must Improve Its Inspection Processes to Better Protect Park Residents.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 2372, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D—Thousand Oaks) and sponsored by the County of Ventura will not be moving forward this year. The bill strengthened the confidentiality of autopsy reports and death investigations to protect the privacy of victims and their families.
SACRAMENTO –The California State Assembly has passed Assembly Bill 2532, authored by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D—Thousand Oaks). The bill allows District Attorneys to file a petition for a Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) on behalf of law enforcement officers in civil court proceedings.
A coronavirus antibody testing program and study is underway in Ventura County, aimed at determining the prevalence of people with antibodies in certain vulnerable populations to ensure the county is prepared for future responses to the virus.
“There’s still much we don’t know about the epidemiology of COVID-19,” said Dr. Paul Hsu, epidemiologist with UCLA, which is conducting the study. “We’re finding that this disease affects certain groups disproportionately, and this study will help us learn about populations that may not have been well-studied in the past.”
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D – Thousand Oaks) released the following statement today after the California State Assembly approved the 2020-21 Budget Act.
The uninsured, in many cases unemployed, people who lined up Wednesday at a Thousand Oaks free clinic for free produce, brown rice and antibody tests may be soldiers in the fight against COVID-19.
As part of a project expanding across Ventura County, patrons of the Westminister Free Clinic's health care and food distribution programs bared their arms for blood draws designed to reveal antibodies showing they once carried the coronavirus.