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Community Health Services

 
Contact Information
Area Health Office
5300 Tujunga Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 487-0063   Phone
Email: spa1@ph.lacounty.gov

Area Health Officer
Frank Alvarez, MD, MPH

Antelope Valley
Service Planning Area 1, or SPA 1, serves the communities of Acton, Agua Dulce, Gorman, Lake Hughes, Lake Los Angeles, Lancaster, Littlerock, Palmdale, Quartz Hill, and others.
   Health Centers in SPA 1  
Antelope Valley Health Center
335-B East Avenue K6
Lancaster, CA 93535
(661) 723-4526

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Online Health Statistics
Browse online for public health statistics and information:
  • Ask CHIS (California Health Interview Survey)
  • Los Angeles County Health Survey
  • 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.
    Health Facts for SPA 1

    OBESITY
    20.3% of children in grades 5, 7 & 9 are
      obese
    34.8% of adults are obese

    DIABETES
    10.7% of adults were diagnosed with
      diabetes

    CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
    29.0% of adults were diagnosed with
       hypertension
    26.4% of adults were diagnosed with
       high cholesterol

    Mortality in LA County 2010

    This report summarizes the leading causes of death and premature death with trends for 2000-2009. It also provides information on deaths from a wide range of health conditions, including chronic diseases, such as heart disease and emphysema; infectious diseases, such as pneumonia/influenza and HIV; lifestyle-related conditions, such as diabetes and lung cancer; and intentional and unintentional injuries.


    Key Indicators of Health

    This report features data about health-related behaviors, such as access to medical care, dental care, and health insurance; utilization of preventive services; rates of chronic disease, infectious disease, and injury; and perceptions about health.


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