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LB Health Department Hosts Insurance Enrollment Event Today

Healthcare Enrollment

On Thursday, November 7, 2013, the Health Department will hold a free health insurance enrollment event from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Miller Family Health Education Center, located at 3820 Cherry Avenue in Long Beach.

Health Department To Host Health Insurance Enrollment Event

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On Thursday, November 7, 2013, the Health Department will hold a free health insurance enrollment event from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Miller Family Health Education Center, located at 3820 Cherry Avenue in Long Beach.

Survey Shows Increasing Homeless Population has More Access to Shelter

Access to Shelter

More homeless people, especially veterans, are off the street and in shelters in Long Beach.
“Additional resources and better coordination among our partners are paying off as we continue to help people who find themselves homeless,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

Are Reusable Bags Safe? Schipske Wants More Information on Educating Consumers

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske is asking for a report from the City Public Health Officer concerning educational efforts by the Health Department to inform grocers and their customers about the need to clean reusable bags that may be the source of bacteria.

Health Dept Reinvents PHAT Tuesday

Phat Tuesday with Long Beach Health Dept

Obesity, diabetes and heart disease are all preventable conditions, tied to good nutrition and exercise. With these conditions at record levels nationally, the Long Beach Health Department will be hosting a series of free special health screening events to assist residents in their quest toward improved health.

City Manager Names Susan Price Interim Health Department Director

Susan Price named Interim Director

On Thursday City Manager Patrick West named Susan Price, Manager of the Community Health Bureau, to be Interim Director of the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department).

With Flu Season Approaching, LB Department of Health Provides Low Cost Flu Shots

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Why risk a bad case of the flu? Protect yourself with a flu shot from the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services. Flu season will arrive soon in Southern California, and with flu vaccine in plentiful supply currently, you can protect yourself, your family, your co-workers and the community from the flu by getting a flu shot.

Department of Health and American Red Cross Announce Schedule For Flu Vaccine Clinics

For Flu Vaccine Clinics

The City of Long Beach Department of Health, with assistance from the American Red Cross, has announced the dates for the 2012 Annual Flu Clinics. This year’s walk-in flu clinics will begin on October 23, 2012, and continue through November 30, 2012.

Alamitos Bay Beaches Reopened Saturday Following Acceptable Water Quality Test Results

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The City of Long Beach reopened beaches in the Alamitos Bay at 9:00am Saturday morning. City officials have been conducting daily water quality tests inside the Bay following last week’s sewage spill from a private sewer system.

City Health Officer Expands Beach Closures Due to Weekend Sewage Spill

beach-closed-no-swimming Beach Advisory Issued

The weekend sewage spill from a private sewer system has resulted in additional beach closures in Alamitos Bay. Long Beach City Health Officer Dr.

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