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Low-Income Women
If you do not have health insurance and are not sure if you are eligible to get it because of citizenship, age, or other reasons, call 1-800-793-8090 or click here.
Contact Information
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
3400 Aerojet Avenue, Third Floor
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone: (626) 569-3850
Fax: (626) 288-9335
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
Mission
The Office of Women’s Health (OWH) was established in 1998 to improve the health status of women in Los Angeles County by providing education and promoting resources, programs, and policies that are helpful and responsive to women, reducing health disparities, and increasing access to culturally competent, comprehensive health services.
What's New

Women's Health Data Report

2017 Health Indicators for Women in LA County Women's Health Indicators - January 2017
Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level, 2017

March 21, 2017 Conference "Creating Healthy Communities: Using Data to Advance Women's Health"

LA Healthline

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LA Healthline is a FREE resource for all men and women in LA County. Call our Hotline for a free Health Risk Assessment (including Diabetes) over the phone.

Cervical Health

Cervical Cancer and Pap Tests Fact Sheet
Take Charge of Your Health! Cervical Cancer & Pap Tests 

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Breast Cancer and Mammograms

Breast Cancer Mammogram Fact Sheet
Take Charge of Your Health! Breast Cancer & Mammograms 

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Are You Health Smart?

This health consumer educational campaign consists of a short quiz and an information booklet. Take the quiz to find out how much you know about eating well, being active, and other healthy habits. Plus, learn tips on how to be Health Smart. Read the information booklet to learn what you can do to find the right doctor for your needs, know what questions to ask your doctor, keep track of your medicine, make good health care choices, and be a smart health  consumer.

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Are You Health Smart? Take this quiz and find out 
English [PDF]  | Español [PDF]
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INFORMATION BOOKLET
Are You Health Smart? Tips for being a better health consumer
English [PDF]  | Español [PDF]


Programs

2007 Women's Health Policy Summit - Building Multicultural Women's Health: Setting an Agenda for Los Angeles

SUMMIT RECOMMENDATIONS IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM
A collaboration of advocates, health providers, researchers, academia, and the Department of Public Health working to reduce health disparities among underserved, low-income women and women of color.





Executive Summary

Healthy Aging & the Social Determinants of Health

Reproductive Health & the Environment

Women & Health Care Reform




Breast & Cervical Cancer Treatment Program

Cervical Cancer Prevention & Education Initiative

Prevention Matters! Campaign

Request for Community Partners




 
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