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Health Officer Advises Residents to Take Precautions During The High Temperatures This Week

heat-sun-high-temps Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Anissa Davis, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat this week. The National Weather Service is forecasting highs ranging from 95 to the low 100’s in parts of Long Beach.

Health Officer Reminds Residents to Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

west-nile-virus The California Department of Public Health announced the State’s first death due to West Nile Virus for 2016. The case involved a senior citizen from Sacramento County. In light of the State’s announcement, Long Beach Interim Health Officer, Dr.

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.

City Health Officer Advises Residents to Stay Prepared During Hot Days

thermometer Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat from today, Thursday, August 13, through the weekend, with temperatures forecasted in the low to mid-90s in parts of Long Beach.

City Health Officer Reminds Residents to Take Precautions In The Heat

hot-sun Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat this week, particularly on Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31, with temperatures forecasted in the low to mid-90s in parts of Long Beach.

People at 4 Long Beach Locations Potentially Exposed to Measles

ill-sick-kid The City Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, announced today that there is one confirmed case of measles associated with a recent outbreak affecting multiple counties in California and Utah. The Long Beach resident spent time at the Disneyland Resort in the City of Anaheim, during the period of December 16-20, 2014.

City Health Officer Urges Residents to Get Flu Vaccination

flu vaccine The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is reporting an increase in flu activity in Long Beach, and urges residents to get their flu shot.

City Cautions Residents to Avoid Contact With Bats

bat City health officials are warning the public to avoid contacts with bats, after a bat found in downtown Long Beach tested positive for rabies. The bat was found by a local resident on Wednesday afternoon, December 3, 2014 at Victory Park near Ocean Boulevard and Seaside Way.

Long Beach City Health Officer Encourages Residents To Get Annual Flu Shot

flu vaccine The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older. The change in seasons and cooler weather is a reminder that it’s time for residents to get their annual flu shot.

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