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Press Releases

MLKCH's Uncertain Future

The hospital’s state funding arrangement is under threat. Without it, the hospital - and South LA - will suffer.

MLKCH featured in the Los Angeles Times

Award-winning photographer, Francine Orr, spent nearly a month documenting MLKCH's response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Billie Eilish delivers a Mother’s Day surprise to MLKCH

Grammy winner joins growing list of stars to shine light and love on South LA community hospital serving the most vulnerable.

MLKCH proud to be part of $35M Grant

MLKCH proud to be part of $35M Grant to make Watts a "Choice Neighborhood."

Another "A" for patient safety at MLKCH

MLKCH is a repeat winner of the prestigious "A" Leapfrog designation.

South LA can now “Ask Mia” about COVID-19

MLKCH's new virtual assistant answers questions, screens for symptoms and guides users to appropriate care.

Community gifts of kindness

Bank of the West, Tesla, Target, celebrities, local school teachers, donut shops and others deliver “stunning, unexpected” gifts to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital to help fight COVID-19.

Feeding the front lines

Restaurants that shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are back in business, thanks to an inspirational effort to “feed the front lines” – the doctors, nurses and other essential staff at MLKCH.

Coronavirus update for residents of South Los Angeles

In light of the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital wishes to advise residents of our Service Area as to health precautions they can take as well as MLKCH’s response.

MLKCH receives “A” grade for patient safety

We've gotten an “A” for patient safety from the prestigious Leapfrog Group - a top rating achieved by only one-third of hospitals nationwide!

MLKCH CEO elected to National Academy of Medicine

Our CEO has received one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine - election to the National Academy of Medicine.

Health and Haircuts

A new MLKCH partnership with local barbershops brings health education to African American and Latino men in a place they trust: the barber’s chair.

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