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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working closely with health officials at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University Los Angeles (Cal State LA) to institute a series of actions to limit the spread of measles based on its assessment of the previously identified measles …

With measles outbreaks occurring nationally and internationally and the increase in travel during the spring break season, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) reminds everyone who has not been immunized against measles to get the measles- mumps-rubella (MMR) immunization. Spring travel and attending large-scale events, especially …

On Monday, April 1, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will join public health departments across the nation to recognize the importance of ensuring that all residents have the opportunities and resources they need for optimal health and well-being during 2019 National Public Health Week. Public …

This article originally appeared on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirms one case of measles in a person who traveled through LAX Airport while infectious on Thursday, February 21, 2019. This person arrived on China Eastern flight …

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) advocates for stronger policy and ordinances of tobacco retailing to protect local youth and decrease the prevalence of tobacco use among youth across the county. A recent report shows a surge in the use of tobacco and nicotine products among …

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is notifying patients of Westside Multispecialty Medical Group located at 6200 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1212, Los Angeles, of possible hepatitis C exposure. Public Health recommends that all patients who received injections, infusions, or procedures at this clinic between January 2016 and December …

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its annual Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Surveillance Report that highlights the ongoing increase in syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia cases throughout the United States, including California and Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has …

The Department of Public Health has released a first-of-its-kind series of health profile reports for 86 Los Angeles County cities and communities (62 cities, the 15 Los Angeles City Council Districts, and 9 unincorporated Census designated communities). These reports provide the most detailed information available to date on the health of …