Long Beach Health

Free Health Screenings Available at St. Mary Medical Center’s Diabetes Walkathon

health-medical-screening Lace up your shoes, bring your friends, and join us for the third annual Diabetes Walkathon Health & Information Fair on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Cabrillo High School. The fundraiser will take place around the high school track, 2001 Santa Fe Avenue, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

veggies-fruit The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.

Drop Off Unwanted Meds at National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Event

prescription-drugs The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other law enforcement agencies around the nation.

Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center and The City of Long Beach Team For Educational Forum on Human Trafficking

dignity-health-lb-city-seal A full-day educational forum on the growing—and shocking—problem of human trafficking will be held Friday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, at the Health Enhancement Center on the campus of Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, 1050 Linden Ave.

Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll

4th-street-retro-row Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:

Health Department Hosts Home-Based Food Sales Workshop Tonight

food The Health Department invites the public to attend a free workshop: “Cottage Food Operations: Launch a Food Business from your Home.” The workshop will teach important requirements on how to become a cottage food operator, safely process food, and make proper food labels.

Help Keep Older Adults Mobile by Donating Canes, Walkers

fall-prevention-collection Imagine being trapped in your own home, unable to visit family and friends, pick up groceries or a prescription, even walk to the corner mailbox. For many of Long Beach’s older adults, this dismal picture is an everyday reality.

For The Child in Need of Volunteers For Child Abuse Response Team

for-the-child Do you have a desire to help children and their families at a time of great vulnerability and confusion for them? For The Child, a child abuse prevention and intervention agency is seeking volunteers for one of its most important services: its Child Abuse Response Team (CART).

Community Hospital Long Beach Celebrates 90th Anniversary: Unveils New Emergency Department Design

Guests of the Community Hospital Long Beach 90th anniversary celebration learn about the emergency department’s renovations to provide health care that’s up-to-date and more accessible for the Long Beach community. Guests of the Community Hospital Long Beach 90th anniversary celebration learn about the emergency department’s renovations to provide health care that’s up-to-date and more accessible for the Long Beach community. On Thursday, Sept.

Long Beach Residents Continue to Suffer Effects of West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus - Mosquito The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services reminds residents that West Nile Virus continues to be a problem in Southern California. As of Monday, September 15, 2014, there have been 17 confirmed cases of West Nile Virus in Long Beach, including one death.

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