Department of Public Health
About Us


Physically fit families engaging in healthy lifestyles in line with the Surgeon General’s recommendations.


To unite the strengths of public, private, nonprofit, and citizen efforts in increasing and promoting physical activity and other healthy lifestyles through policy, programs and initiatives, research and evaluation, and public awareness campaigns to reduce the burden of chronic disease among Angelenos.

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