Scenes From a Pandemic: Part 4

Alive! continues its documentation of City employees as they take a multitude of measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and keep LA safe. (The first part was in our April 2020 issue.) 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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City Clerk

“Our COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium will allow us to test up to 6,000 people per day quickly and efficiently. Tests are free and no insurance is needed.”

— June 11



“On Monday, our @LAFD launched a new high capacity testing site in Skid Row to offer free access to COVID-19 testing for residents who walk up or who are referred to street outreach teams.”

— April 23


City Planning

“A big shout-out to City Planning’s Tom Rothmann and @LACitySan ’s Renell Jones, who are helping as Disaster Service Workers to monitor businesses that are producing face coverings to #SlowTheSpread of #COVID-19. Thank you, Tom and Renell! #LALove #MaskingForAFriend #LAProtects”

— June 11



“#PortofLA Executive Director Gene Seroka and Chief of Public Safety & Emergency Management Tom Gazsi board the USNS Mercy to formally thank the @USNavy with a Harbor Commission resolution noting their support and assistance in Los Angeles in response to the #COVID19 pandemic.”

— May 14


General Services

“Men & women that work tirelessly 24/7 to keep our city running — @LACity custodial staff. Your work does not go unnoticed. Your work is appreciated & critical. Our most sincere gratitude.”

— June 11


Public Works/Sanitation and Environment

“Our staff at Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant keeps the plant running 24/7. TIWRP has the capacity to purify #wastewater beyond #tertiarytreatment standards. The Advanced Water Purification Facility will help maintain the City’s water supply.”

— June 4



“Today our 77th Street SLO/CRO Officers are with the teachers of Fremont High School,
celebrating the culmination of the Senior Class of 2020. We will continue to build and maintain the great relationships that we have developed within our community.”

— June 12


Public Works/Sanitation

“Another busy work week around the City providing essential services to Angelenos. From the mechanic crew cleaning up wastewater tanks at Hyperion, to the CARE teams on our streets removing tons of waste, to the water biologists testing the water quality in the LA River.”

— June 12