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Addressing the Dangers of Increased E-Cigarette Use Among Youth: A Call to Action for Clinicians

Addressing the Dangers of Increased E-Cigarette Use Among Youth: A Call to Action for Clinicians

September 25, 2019
E-cigarettes and Youth in LA County Many in the medical and public health communities are increasingly concerned with the use ...
Vaping Related Lung Illness: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for the Public

Vaping Related Lung Illness: A Summary of the Public Health Risks and Recommendations for the Public

September 25, 2019
California Department of Public Health Health Advisory – September 24, 2019 This health advisory seeks to inform the public about ...
Monday Rx | August 12, 2019 | Physicians Ending Opioid Abuse, Docs4LA and LA Public Health Partner for Vision Zero, Ending Senseless Gun Violence and AB 1404

Monday Rx | August 12, 2019 | Physicians Ending Opioid Abuse, Docs4LA and LA Public Health Partner for Vision Zero, Ending Senseless Gun Violence and AB 1404

August 11, 2019
How Physicians Can End Opioid Abuses Opioid overdoses continue to be a leading cause of injury and death in the ...
Monday Rx | July 22, 2019 | Docs4LA - Healthcare, Homelessness, and Historic MLK Jr. Community Hospital Partnership.

Monday Rx | July 22, 2019 | Docs4LA - Healthcare, Homelessness, and Historic MLK Jr. Community Hospital Partnership.

July 21, 2019
Healthcare and Homelessness in California Plenty to share in spite of the season. Dr. Sion Roy, LACMA’s new president, hit ...
LA County Public Health Officials Work to Improve Sanitation and Living Conditions for Persons Experiencing Homelessness

LA County Public Health Officials Work to Improve Sanitation and Living Conditions for Persons Experiencing Homelessness

June 14, 2019
In response to recent health concerns around a skid row encampment, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public ...
Measles Exposure Advisory: Case of Confirmed Measles Traveled through LAX

Measles Exposure Advisory: Case of Confirmed Measles Traveled through LAX

June 12, 2019
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is assessing a non-resident measles case that traveled through ...
Safe Med LA Recommendations for Safe Opioid Prescribing

Safe Med LA Recommendations for Safe Opioid Prescribing

May 15, 2019
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Public Health Investigates Additional Measles Case

Public Health Investigates Additional Measles Case

May 3, 2019
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating an additional confirmed case of measles in ...
LAC DPH Health Information:  Telebriefing for Healthcare Community on the Measles Outbreak Response

LAC DPH Health Information: Telebriefing for Healthcare Community on the Measles Outbreak Response

April 29, 2019
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) will host a telebriefing to provide the healthcare community ...