Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
3530 Wilshire Blvd, 8th Fl 
Los Angeles, California 90010
Tel: (213) 351-7825
Fax: (213) 351-2713
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Findings on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption by Children and Adolescents in LA County.

Sample page of key findings from sugar-sweetened beverage report.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health releases their latest report on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by children and adolescents in Los Angeles County.

For more information, visit the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program.

Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Awarded Grants from the State to Address Traffic Safety

Woman wearing helmet bikes to work.

The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) awards the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention three grants to support an initiative that will promote traffic safety, reduce teen distracted driving, improve bicycle safety and assist low-income families with proper child seat installations. The goals of this initiative further the County’s Vision Zero Initiative by supporting the County’s Child Passenger Safety Program.

Unintentional Drowning Deaths in Los Angeles County (2021)

Data sheet on the numbers of unintentional drowning deaths in Los Angeles County

As Public Health works to improve water safety and prevent children and adults from drowning, we share these statistics on the occurrences of drowning to set benchmarks and track progress.

2020 LA County Data on Unintentional Drowning Deaths

Get water safety tips here.

Public Health to Work on the Healthy Brain Initiative

Son showing mother something on the phone.

To address Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health was awarded funding through the California Healthy Brain Initiative to provide support and resources to LA County residents living with dementia and caregivers who help manage those with this condition.

For more information, visit the Alzheimer's Disease Program.

Food Insecurity in Los Angeles County - Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Preview of Diabetes Prevention and Management website.

Read our report on food insecurity in Los Angeles County before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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