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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Physical Activity Program

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Public Health Releases New Report Showing Food Insecurity a Growing Concern

Public Health Releases New Report Showing Food Insecurity a Growing Concern

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health release a new report, Food Insecurity in Los Angeles County Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic.pdf icon The report draws on data from the 2018 Los Angeles County Health Survey and more recent data from the Los Angeles County panel of the Understanding Coronavirus in America study conducted by the University of Southern California in 2020. While food insecurity trended downward prior to 2020, deep racial and economic disparities in access to and affordability of healthy food persisted. The report also shows that during the COVID-19 pandemic, many households in the county experienced food insecurity, with communities of color hit the hardest. A summary of the report findingspdf icon include a call to action to reduce food insecurity and improve food equity locally.

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