The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Programs is a division of the Department of Public Health in Los Angeles County. It is responsible for the planning, implementing and evaluating of services that address the health priorities and primary needs of infants, mothers, fathers, children and adolescents, and their families in Los Angeles County through ongoing assessment, policy development and quality assurance.
Vision: All women, men, infants, children, adolescent, and their families in Los Angeles County will thrive in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.
Mission: To maximize the health and quality of life for all women, infants, children, and adolescents and their families in Los Angeles County.
Staying Away - California Department of Public
Health Launches “Mothers” Advertising Campaign Urging
Families to Stay Home during Holidays
Taking Care of Our Collective Mental Health: Focusing on Family Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Visiting in Los Angeles County - A Plan to Improve
Child, Family and Community Well-being - Los Angeles
County Dept. of Public Health & Health Agency, July 2018
Click on the links below for more information about MCAH's work on these topics or see the left-hand column for a complete alphabetical list of MCAH programs.
After the Baby
Child & Adolescent Health
||Research and Data
Program Overview, Event Calendar