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Mar 02, 2020, 13:35 ET Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Launches Methamphetamine Awareness Media Campaign

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) launched today a public education campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of...


Aug 10, 2016, 01:01 ET Anti-Obesity Initiative Targets Less "Screen Time" for Young Children

Less screen time and more physical activity for children ages 5 and under is the focus of a major public education campaign announced today by the...


Feb 11, 2016, 01:02 ET Initiative to Target "Healthy Eating Out" in Los Angeles County

The ongoing effort to battle childhood obesity in Los Angeles County will now include a bigger focus on informing parents about healthier meal...


Nov 09, 2015, 07:03 ET New LA Moms Get Their Own Personal Health Website from LA County

New mothers in Los Angeles County now have a free online resource to help them get healthy after having a baby – ChooseHealthLAMoms.com. Today the...


Oct 07, 2015, 01:00 ET Health Initiative to Target Early Childhood Obesity Unveiled in LA County

With California leading the country in childhood obesity, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) announced today a...


May 20, 2013, 02:00 ET Official L.A. Condom Hits the Streets in 40-Foot Long Condom Mobile

In an effort to encourage condom use and safer sex practices, the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health will begin distributing its...


Jun 28, 2012, 01:25 ET Winners Of L.A.'s Next Sex Symbol Contest Announced

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Division of HIV and STD Programs announced today the winners of its first-ever condom contest to ...


Jun 25, 2012, 12:00 ET Erase Doubt Teams Up With Walgreens And Greater Than AIDS To Offer Free HIV Testing During HIV Testing Week 2012

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. In Los Angeles County, a whole week is dedicated to offering free HIV testing. During the week of June 25 - July ...


May 22, 2012, 01:51 ET Los Angeles In Search Of Next Sex Symbol

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched its "LA's Next Sex Symbol" contest today, asking residents to submit photos or artwork to be...


Apr 27, 2011, 02:29 ET New Vaccine Campaign Aims to Improve Immunization Rates in LA County

Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their...


Apr 25, 2011, 11:00 ET Nueva campaña de vacunas intenta mejorar las tasas de inmunización en el Condado de Los Ángeles

Hoy el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Los Ángeles puso en marcha una campaña educativa de múltiples-medios cual urge a los padres y...