Long Beach Health

Inaugural Diabetes Festival Raised Awareness in Long Beach

Attendees at the Diabetes Family Festival learned facts about diabetes and see the many faces of diabetes in the community. Attendees at the Diabetes Family Festival learned facts about diabetes and see the many faces of diabetes in the community. Nationwide there are 29.1 million people who are living with diabetes. In that group, there are 8.1 million people who are currently undiagnosed.

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Fundraising Partnership With Kohl’s Raises $260,000

Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.   Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.

4th Annual Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Event Helps to End Veteran Homelessness in Long Beach

4th-annual-vash Veteran’s Day is a time to honor our US military service personnel, and it’s also an opportunity to assert our commitment to ensure Veterans are fully integrated into our communities once they return to civilian life.

Police Shut Down Residential PCP Lab, Arrest Two

pcp-lab On Friday, November 7, 2014, at approximately 1:00 A.M. the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments responded to a residence in the 4300 block of Maury Avenue in regards to a complaint of a strong chemical odor. The initial investigation at the scene led officers and firefighters to believe the smell was related to a possible clandestine laboratory.

Long Beach Prohibited Possessor Operation Nets 55 Guns

** Please note not all 55 firearms are pictured here, some were still being processed at the time the photograph was taken ** ** Please note not all 55 firearms are pictured here, some were still being processed at the time the photograph was taken ** According to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) nearly 20,000 Californians possess firearms they are prohibited from having due to criminal convictions, mental illness or being the subject of domestic violence restraining orders.

Spotlight on Foot Traffik

foot-traffik EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Bethany Firmage, Marketing Assistant of Foot Traffik, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Alamitos Beach. How long have you been in business?

Long Beach Police Department Crime Lab Receives International Accreditation

Long Beach Police Department Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department is very pleased to announce that on October 16, 2014, the Long Beach Police Department’s crime laboratory achieved accreditation under the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) – International Program.

CSULB Receives $22.7 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

csulb California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.

Department of Health Receives $225,000 Covered California Navigator Grant

grant-money The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has received a $225,000 Covered California Navigator grant, aimed at increasing health insurance enrollment in the state. Covered California anticipates a total registration of 1.7 million Californians by the end of the coming open-enrollment period.

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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