Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 13

Alive! continues its documentation of City employees as they take a multitude of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are entries from the Club and the City Twitter feeds about City Employees and Club Members at work during this trying time.

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“‘Today marks an important milestone for our essential workers who have been on the job every day since the pandemic began,’ said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. ‘About 100K dedicated workers come to this Port complex daily. We must make the vaccine available to this entire workforce.’”

— Mar. 12

LAPD Chief Michel Moore

“International Women’s Day to honor great achievements of women. I’m proud of the women serving in Los Angeles, both early pioneers and those today. From Alice Stebbins Wells to our newest recruit, policing builds critical trust with our communities. #lawpoa #lapdwomen #joinlapd”

— Mar. 8

Public Works/Sanitation and Environment

“Happy Friday! Shoutout to all the versatile LASAN women employees who make our organization one of the best in the world. From handling hazardous waste, to monitoring the environment, to keeping our streets clean, to disaster service work … LASAN women do it all. Thank you!”

— Mar. 12

Council/Monica Rodriguez

“From Dereck Smith, SEIU2015: Thank you to @MRodCD7 for joining myself and
@SEIU2015 members to spread the word about #vaccines! We’re working to make sure all caregivers know the facts and have the resources they need to get vaccinated. Together, #wecandoit!”

— Mar. 11

Public Works/Street Services, Councilman Mike Bonin

“Today we were honored to have Councilman @MikeBoninLA join our UFD crew planting trees on Culver Blvd in #cd11 this morning. StreetsLA improving the lives of all Angelenos. @GMsTREEtsLA1H20 @LACityDPW @LACity”

— Mar. 9