Community Health Services

Contact Information
Area Health Office
7643 Painter Ave., Room 210
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 464-5350
Email: spa8@ph.lacounty.gov

Area Health Officer
Silvia Prieto, MD, MPH

Due to COVID-19 activities, DPH services at public health centers may be closed, please call ahead to confirm.

South Bay

Service Planning Area 8, or SPA 8, serves the communities of Athens, Avalon, Carson, Catalina Island, El Segundo, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Long Beach*, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Dominguez, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro, Torrance, Wilmington, and others.

* The City of Long Beach has its own Health Department
Health Centers in SPA 8
Curtis R. Tucker Health Center
123 W. Manchester Boulevard
Inglewood, CA 90301
(310) 419-5325
Important Update: Curtis Tucker Health Center is CLOSED until further notice. Please visit our Public Health Centers page for a list of open public health centers.
Torrance Health Center
(Immunization and STD services only)
711 Del Amo Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90502
(310) 354-2300
Important COVID-19 Update: Due to COVID-19 activities, DPH services at Torrance Health Center will be CLOSED until further notice, effective 03/31/2020. The Department of Health Services (DHS) clinic will remain open.


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Below are some additional resources for those affected by COVID-19:

Now Open!

The Curtis Tucker Center for Community Wellness offers a place for community members to gather, find resources, and participate in wellness activities.

Click here to learn more!

Key Indicators of Health

This report presents a snapshot of the health of the population of Los Angeles County overall and in each of the county's eight SPAs. Health indicators in this report include health risk behaviors, limited access to services, and health damaging social, economic, and environmental conditions.

LA County Mortality Report

In this report, data are presented on the leading causes of death and premature death in Los Angeles County. Data on mortality trends are presented for the period of 2008-2017, the last year for which data on all deaths are available.

Notice of Fees
Beginning December 15, 2013, there will be a fee for all immunizations: $15 per child or adult or $30 for a family with 2 or more children. If you have health insurance or a regular health care provider who covers immunizations, please contact your regular health care provider for the immunizations. If you cannot pay this fee, please let the clerk know. No child will be denied vaccines due to inability to pay.
 
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