Long Beach Health

City Health Officer Reports Whooping Cough Increasing in Long Beach

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Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, is on the rise in Long Beach and City health officials are encouraging residents to immunize themselves and their families against this preventable disease.

Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Partnership with CSULB Opens Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

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The new Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center opens on the campus of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center today, Friday (April 18), with a focus on providing comprehensive mental health services for survivors of trauma and victims of crime.

Dignity Health’s St. Mary Medical Center Reduces Complications, Gains Positive Results For Thousands of Patients

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Dignity Health, one of the five largest health systems in the nation, recently announced in two years it has reduced hospital-acquired infections and readmissions, positively affecting more than 10,000 patients and potentially saving an estimated $30 million as a result of efforts across the health system from Jan.

Volunteers Needed For 10th-annual Operation Easter Basket

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It’s time for the 10th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 1,600 baskets this season to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls – from birth to age 16.

Input sought for Long Beach Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment

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Do you want to know more about the state of maternal and child health in Long Beach? Do you want to give input on future plans for addressing maternal and child health needs?

Port Awards Grant to Long Beach Rescue Mission For Installation of Solar Panels

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As part of a Community Mitigation Grants Program, the Port of Long Beach has awarded the Long Beach Rescue Mission a $176,045 grant to install solar photovoltaic panels for electricity generation at their 1335 Pacific Ave.

Rancho Los Cerritos to Host “Madness and Migration in Gold Rush California”

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“Madness and Migration in Gold Rush California,” is scheduled for Saturday, April 12, as part of Rancho Los Cerritos’ 2014 lecture series, “California – A Land of Many: The Immigrant Experience & Its Legacy.” Presented by Professor Angela Hawk, Ph.D., the program begins at 10:00 a.m.

Children’s Hospital Will Light It Up Blue for Autism in Long Beach

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 88 American children are identified with an autism spectrum disorder – a ten-fold increase in prevalence in 40 years.

Cal Rep Wraps Season With “Next to Normal”

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California Repertory Company concludes its 2013-2014 season with the Tony® and Pulitzer prize-winning musical Next to Normal, running April 18th through May 10th at the Royal Theater aboard the Queen Mary.

St. Anthony High School to Host 5th Annual Saints Run 5K

St. Anthony High School President Gina Maguire, mascot Antonio, and Principal Mike Schabert.

St. Anthony High School announces its largest community event, the 5th Annual Saints Run 5K, on Saturday, March 29th in Shoreline Village. The Race begins with registration and warm-up at 7:00 am, with a start promptly at 8:30 am.

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