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Natural Gas Leak at Aliso Canyon Storage Field (Update: 11/24/2015)

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a Public Health Directivepdf icon to the Southern California Gas Company.

Public Health Permits and License Invoices of Fiscal Year 2015/16

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On July 1, 2015, invoices for the Public Health Permits and Licenses for Fiscal Year 2015/16 should be arriving in the mail. Payments will be due August 5, 2015.

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Community Food Production

On September 26, 2014, Assembly Bill 1990 - Community Food Productionpdf icon, was signed into law by Governor Brown. The Community Food Production law is part of the movement to expand local food production and increase access to fresh locally grown produce in local communities. Effective January 1, 2015, this law authorizes a Community Food Producer or a Gleaner, unless prohibited by a city ordinance, to be recognized as an approved food source, and to sell or provide whole uncut fruits or vegetables and up to 15 dozen shell eggs per month directly to the public, a permitted restaurant, food bank or Cottage Food Operator. For more information, please visit our Community Food Production page.

Micro Markets

For information on this exciting new concept in food service, please visit our Micro Markets page.

Climate and Health Work

Climate change is a serious public health issue. Visit our Climate Change & Public Health Page to find out more.

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.

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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.



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Framework for Addressing Climate Change in Los Angeles County
Local 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 to find out more about what Los Angeles County is doing to address climate change.

Potholes, graffiti, bad swimming pools? Give 'em The Works.

the works bannerThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health joined the Department of Public Works recently in launching an update to “The Works” mobile application.

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 events.

You can read more about the app in the recent press release, or visit Public Works' website for more!

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Our Mission
The Environmental Health Division strives to promote health and quality of life by identifying, preventing, and controlling harmful environmental factors in Los Angeles County. 

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.
Restaurant Grading Card Survey
Public Health is soliciting your input on the restaurant grading cards. Please take a few minutes to give your opinion.

Yes, I would like to take the survey!

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Permit or License
To pay for your Public Health Permit and/or License using your Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover), Debit Card, or Electronic Check (ECheck), please visit our Payment Portal .

A convenience fee per transaction will apply. The convenience fees for Credit Card, Debit Card, and Electronic Check are 2.25% of payment, $1.49, and $0.95 respectively. Please have your Account ID and your Facility ID numbers from your billing statement ready. Payment will only be accepted online for the total amount owed on an account. Terms and Conditions apply. For more information about Permit and License Billing, please vist our Payment information page .
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Director of Environmental Health
Angelo J. Bellomo
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