Long Beach Outdoors

First Death in Long Beach This Year Associated to West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes Dr. Mitchell Kushner, City Health Officer, encourages all residents to protect themselves against West Nile Virus. Dr. Mitchell Kushner, Public Health Officer for the City of Long Beach, today announced the first death this year due to complications associated with West Nile Virus (WNV).

Next Summer and Music Event Features Bicycle Drive-In, August 2

sam-bicycle-drive-in Summer and Music (SAM) takes to the great outdoors with their third concert of the season – Bicycle Drive-In on Saturday, August 2 from 6-10 pm, situated on a vacant lot located on Pine Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets. Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the event will include live performances by Sam Outlaw and Rosie Harlow and the Tall Tale Boys, plus a screening of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom.

City Health Officer Advises Residents to Stay Protected From Mosquitoes During The Summer

West Nile Virus - Mosquitoes With the hot summer weather creating an ideal environment for mosquito breeding, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, City Health Officer, encourages all residents to protect themselves. During the summer months, Long Beach residents will be enjoying the outdoors with backyard barbeques and trips to parks and beaches.

City Health Officer Provides Tips to Keep You Safe During The High Heat

thermometer With temperatures expected this week in the mid to high 90s, the Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services (Health Department) is advising residents to take precautions to prevent heat-related injury and illness.

Asthma and Your Child: Becoming Aware of Common Triggers

Annual Asthma Resource Fair Eliezer Nussbaum, M.D., medical director, pediatric pulmonary center, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders affecting an estimated 7.1 million children in the U.S.

City Health Officer Advises to Take Precautions During High Temps

thermometer The City Health Officer for the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department), Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat that is expected to continue over the next few days.

City Health Officer Provides Tips to Stay Safe in The Heat

summer-sun The City Health Officer for the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department), Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat. The National Weather Service is forecasting highs in the low to mid-90’s through the weekend in Long Beach, and even higher temperatures in other parts of Southern California.

Long Beach City Health Officer’s Recommended Steps For Protection From Mosquitoes

mosquitoe-protection With the summer months and warmer weather approaching, Long Beach residents and visitors will be enjoying the outdoors with backyard barbeques and trips to parks and beaches. Warmer weather also creates an ideal environment for some uninvited guests – mosquitoes.

Health Officials Offer Residents Precautionary Tips For Limiting Exposure to Mosquitoes

tips for avoiding mosquitoes City of Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Mitchell Kushner, is urging residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes during the pending Labor Day weekend and during the ensuing weeks until temperatures begin to drop. While outside celebrating the unofficial end of the summer season with backyard barbecues and trips to campgrounds, parks and beaches, remember that the warmer weather creates an ideal environment for some uninvited guests – mosquitoes.

Fresh Air Dining LB; New LB Health Department Program to Provide Smoke-Free Outdoor Dining Options

Health Department Unveils ‘Fresh Air Dining LB’ Program Today, the Long Beach Health Department kicked off “Fresh Air Dining LB,” a new program designed to provide smoke-free outdoor dining options for Long Beach residents and visitors in partnership with local business associations, restaurants and community groups.

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