Long Beach health department
The Long Beach Health Department has received a national award for using social media to engage its community partners and staff, and has been selected to present its social media strategies during a national public health convention later this year.
The City of Long Beach Health Officer reminds residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with wild animals following confirmation of a case of rabies. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) confirmed a skunk found on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in the 90815 area of Long Beach tested positive for rabies.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is in the process of assessing the health needs of the women, infants, children, and adolescents who live in Long Beach. They are seeking information from residents in order to find out as much as they can about the health concerns of the population.
Staff from the Long Beach Health Department will answer questions about healthcare reform and Medi-Cal and Covered California eligibility.
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.
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. Certified enrollment counselors will provide enrollment assistance with Medi-Cal and Covered California applications.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.