The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) issued health information on July 3, 2023. This advisory shares information about certifying deaths due to COVID-19.
- Death certificates are now the primary means of tracking COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County. This is in alignment with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- If COVID-19 played a role in the death, it is important that the medical certifier reports it on the death certificate.