The Long Beach Health and Human Services Department (Health Department) has been improving the health of the Long Beach community for over a century. They strive to create a safe and healthy community for all to live, work, and play.
Every year the Department provides over 350,000 public health visits, 16,000 immunizations, 300,000 food nutrition vouchers, 7,800 food facility inspections, 5,400 miles of spraying for mosquitoes, 2,700 public health nurse visits and 780 recreational water tests. Over 7,000 homeless individuals are assisted with housing and other services.
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Health Equity Tool
Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.View Tool
2020 Transition Paper
The next Administration and 117th Congress must implement policies to address COVID-19, substance use, systemic racism, and other health threats.Read Paper