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Upcoming Community Forum

The Maternal, Child and Adolescent program is conducting a discussion on ideas to improve the health of women and children in Long Beach, and is inviting participants to attend a Community Forum on Thursday, April 29th, from 6 - 7:30 pm at the Family Health Education Center at 3820 Cherry Ave. Registration begins at 5:30, and light refreshments will be served. If you would like to receive information and provide input on what the priorities are for improving health, please plan to attend. RSVPs are encouraged, and can be done by emailing or

Click HERE for more information.

Newly Formed HIV Support Group - Mentors & Buddies

The Health Department has formed a local HIV Support Group called "Mentors & Buddies". The group provides a safe environment to receive information, guidance, respect, and non-judgmental support, and an opportunity to meet others and share stories of survival and resiliance. Meetings are open to all, regardless of HIV status, age, or gender. The first meeting will be held on Monday, January 27th, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., at the Health Department (2525 Grand Avenue, 90815), in Room 204. Following meetings will be held every other Monday.

HERE for a flyer.

For more information, please contact Julio Rodriguez at (562) 570-4213, or by email at

2010 Long Beach Health Statistics

The City of Long Beach is known for having one of the most diverse populations in the United States. Many elements contribute to the health of a city, including demographics, healthy lifestyles, disease trends and environmental health. Using various data sources in addition to input from Long Beach residents and professionals in various fields, the Health Department takes the lead in identifying and prioritizing the public health needs for residents. Using local data as a foundation for the planning of disease prevention and health promotion, the Health Department ensures a more targeted impact on improving the quality of life for the residents of Long Beach.

HERE for the 2010 Health Statistics Report

Need Health Insurance?

Did you know your Health Department can help? Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) there are now new options available for individuals and families without health insurance. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services offers enrollment assistance with both Medi-Cal and Covered California. Please call us at (562) 570-7979 for more information. We offer assistance in English, Spanish and Khmer (Cambodian). You may also get more information directly from the Covered California website by clicking below.

Click HERE for the City of Long Beach Health Dept Medical Outreach info.
Click HERE for the Covered California website.

Community Health Assessment

The Long Beach Health Department Community Health Assessment is a comprehensive document describing health status and conditions in the City of Long Beach. Click on the document below to view the report. We would like your feedback on how we can improve our Community Health Assessment.

Click HERE to complete a short survey.