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Parent and Student Ambassador Programs

Public Health Ambassador Programs

Help keep your community healthy. Prevent the spread of COVID-19 and emerging viruses.

The Parent and Student Public Health Ambassador Program provide once monthly, 60–90-minute virtual training offered in English and Spanish (Parent) focused on COVID-19 and emergent virus prevention and mitigation, mental health and self-care support, and access to Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) and other resources including information about and access to vaccinations, wellness clinics, virtual mindfulness applications, and youth substance abuse prevention. This certification program supports community health and wellness by encouraging trained Parent and Student Public Health Ambassadors to share knowledge and resources gained in training with their peers.

Parent Public Health Ambassador Program

Are the flu and COVID-19 vaccines safe for my teenager? How can I protect my children from COVID-19, at school? What mental health resources are available to my child?

Parents play a vital role in protecting their children, families, friends, and neighbors. Become a Parent Public Health Ambassador and a trusted source of information on COVID-19, childhood immunizations, wellness practices, and safety measures. Healthy communities thrive when we all work together.

How Do I Get Involved?

Register at the link below for an upcoming Parent Public Health Ambassador Training Session. Participants will receive a training certificate, be invited to join future learning opportunities, and have an opportunity to earn a $25 award for sharing what they learn with their community. All first time Public Health Ambassador attendees will earn a $25 gift stipend for training participation.

Upcoming Presentations

Click on the link below to view upcoming Parent Ambassador Presentations in English and Spanish.

Register for a Parent Ambassador Presentation

Student Public Health Ambassador Program

The Student Public Health Ambassador program empowers students to take an active role in helping stop the spread of COVID-19 and other emergent viruses. Learn prevention and mitigation strategies to stay healthy, get connected to free mental health and self-care resources, and gain access to wellness clinics, mindfulness applications, and youth substance abuse prevention support. This program is open to all Los Angeles County high school and middle school students.

Engage your peers, family, and community by sharing proven ways to stay healthy and thrive.

How do I Get Involved?

Interested students should register at the link below for an upcoming Student Public Health Ambassador Training Session. Participants will receive a training certificate, be invited to join future learning opportunities, and have an opportunity to earn a $25 award for sharing what they learn with their community. All first time Public Health Ambassador attendees will earn a $25 gift stipend for training participation.

Sign up to become a Student Ambassador here!

See how other Public Health Ambassadors have made an Impact! in their community.
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Impact! – Healthy Holiday
Impact! – Happy and Healthy New Year

Questions? Please email TK12Ambassador@ph.lacounty.gov.

COVID-19 Resources for Parents & Guardians
Mental Health Resources

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