Long Beach Dr. Mitchell Kushner

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Long Beach for 2015 Confirmed; Residents Urged to Take Precautions

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes With the hot weather creating an ideal environment for mosquito breeding, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, City Health Officer, encourages all residents to protect themselves against West Nile Virus. The first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in Long Beach has been confirmed.

Health Officer Announces Extended Cooling Center Hours Through Thursday

thermometer Due to the high temperatures forecast this week through Thursday, Long Beach Health Officer Dr. Mitchell Kushner has activated extended hours at six Cooling Centers throughout Long Beach, where people can stay cool in an air-conditioned facility.

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