WHAT'S NEW IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Public Information Meeting
Presenting Special Report 224, Radon Potential in the Palos Verdes Area
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Indoor Radon Program invites interested community members
to attend a public information meeting for the presentation and discussion of Special Report 224, Radon
Potential in the Palos Verdes Area, California. The information meeting will be held Monday, December 15,
2014 at 6pm at the Peninsula Center Library Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates,
For detail information on the meeting, click
Credit Card Payments Now Accepted for Permits and
Taking care of your Public Health
Permit or License just got easier!
can now pay for your Public Health Permits and/or Licenses
online with your Visa, MasterCard,
American Express, or Discover Card! Customers will
be able to instantly print their temporary Permit or
License once payment is completed. An additional fee
will apply for each transaction.
For instructions on
making payments by credit card and for more information about Permit and License
To go directly to the Pay by Credit Card
Climate and Health Series
August 18, 2014 - Environmental Health is pleased to
present two new reports as part of a Climate and
Health Series that outlines the expected impacts of
climate change in Los Angeles County.
Your Health and Climate Change in
Los Angeles County
If you're a student, a
parent, a concerned citizen, or just interested in
climate change, this first report in the series will
provide you with an overview of the local health
impacts of climate change. It provides 10
Actions You Can Take to Reduce Climate Change
to help individuals reduce their contribution to
climate change. These easy steps can help you and
your family improve health, save money, and help the
environment. Click on the report cover or go
here to read the report.
Framework for Addressing Climate Change in Los
Angeles CountyLocal government
agencies, including other public health departments,
face unique challenges in addressing climate change.
This second report in the Climate and Health Series
was written for local jurisdictions and presents
Public Health's Five-Point Plan to Reduce the Health
Impacts of Climate Change. The plan is a model that
other jurisdictions can adopt to help mitigate
and/or adapt to climate change. Click on the report
cover or go
here to read the report.
Want more information about climate change? Visit
green.lacounty.gov to find out more about what
Los Angeles County is doing to address climate
Call us at the Customer Call Center!
you have a complaint or need information about a restaurant?
Call us at the Environmental Health Customer Call Center! Telephone
agents are available to speak to you
from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday, in English or
Customer Call Center at (888)
Prefer email? Send us a message at
firstname.lastname@example.org or report a complaint online.
Environmental Health On-Line Complaint System to report
problems at a restaurant or food market; illegal food
vendors; rodents, sewage, trash, or other problems at
housing or other properties; lead exposure hazards;
complaints about a body art (tattooing) facility; or
non-maintained swimming pools.
We look forward to hearing from you!
|Potholes, graffiti, bad
swimming pools? Give 'em The Works.
Los Angeles County Department of Public
Health joined the Department of Public
Works recently in launching an update to “The Works”
LA County residents can now take
advantage of this award-winning
app to report potential swimming pool
violations at hotels, motels, and
apartments like unclear or cloudy
pool water, broken pool gates or fences,
and missing pool lights or drain covers.
In addition, residents can also report
potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping,
facility maintenance for County parks,
and other issues.
The Works app will also help users stay
up-to-date on road closures and upcoming
You can read more about
the app in the recent
press release, or visit Public
website for more!
Available for download
for iPhone or Android.
The Environmental Health Division strives to promote
health and quality of life by identifying, preventing,
and controlling harmful environmental factors in Los
The mission of Environmental Health is to assess
environmental conditions and reduce exposure to health
risks, and to educate the public on sources of
environmental risk so they are empowered to protect
themselves, their families, and their communities.