Gidget The Surf Dog

How does a rare, pure white pug from Maine named Gidget end up living in our sunny, Southern California surf town? Life is full of coincidences, and just like the original Gidget, everybody has a story… “More than 60 yrs after the iconic Gidget sparked several more books, movies and a TV show featuring Sally Fields, these two…

I Enrolled in a Coronavirus Contact Tracing Academy

“…Eric Bullard, Dean of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension, told me that the $8.7 million project, which is being funded by the California Department of Public Health, will ramp up to train 3,000 new contact tracers per week from now through the beginning of July.” – WIRED, May 15, 2020 Read More Photo credit: Henrik…

UCLA Establishes COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Program

LOS ANGELES, CA – A team at UCLA is training thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation, and administration, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The training program — co-led by the California Department of Public Health (CADPH), UC San Francisco (UCSF), and…