Department of Public Health
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 2001 Press Releases
  • First Gov
    FirstGov is a public-private partnership, led by a cross-agency board and administered by the Office of FirstGov in the General Services Administration's Office of Governmentwide Policy. The work of FirstGov transcends the traditional boundaries of government by connecting the world to all U.S. Government information and services.

  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • California Department of Health Services
    DHS Organizational Overview

    Appointed by the Governor, the Department of Health Services' Director heads one of the largest departments in State Government, with over 5,000 employees working in the Sacramento headquarters and over 60 field offices throughout the State. DHS is one of 13 departments comprising the Health and Welfare Agency.

    DHS is organized into seven programs and six support areas -- Health Information and Strategic Planning, Licensing and Certification, Medical Care Services, Office of Multicultural Health, Office of Women's Health, Prevention Services, Primary Care and Family Health; and Administration, Audits and Investigations, Civil Rights, Legislative and Governmental Affairs, Legal Services, and Public Affairs. The Deputy Directors for these respective program and support functions report directly to the Director and Chief Deputy Director.

  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) performs many of the administrative functions for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a sister agency of CDC, and one of eight federal public health agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services. The Director of CDC also serves as the Administrator of ATSDR.

  • Related Link: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Related Link: Information Networks and Other Information Sources
  • Office of Management and Budget
    OMB mission is to assist the President in overseeing the preparation of the Federal budget and to supervise its administration in Executive Branch agencies. In helping to formulate the President's spending plans, OMB evaluates the effectiveness of agency programs, policies, and procedures, assesses competing funding demands among agencies, and sets funding priorities. OMB ensures that agency reports, rules, testimony, and proposed legislation are consistent with the President's budget and with Administration policies.

  • California Health & Human Services Network
    Welcome to the California Health & Human Services Internet Domain ( This domain is housed and maintained by the Health & Welfare Data Center to help provide the public with up-to-date services. The Health & Welfare Data Center is always striving to make our services the best that they can be.

    Below is a list of list of featured sites. You may also view all of our customers, as well as our service offerings, by selecting the links to the right of this page.

    California Board of Architectural Examiners The California Board of Architectural Examiners (CBAE) was created in 1901 by the California Legislature to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the regulation of the practice of architecture in California.

    - California Board of Architectural Examiners

    California Health and Human Services Agency The Health and Human Services Agency administers state and federal programs for health care, social services, public assistance, job training and rehabilitation.

    - California Health & Human Services Agency

    Employment Development Department The Employment Development Department is a multifaceted organization that provides quality services under the Job Service, Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance programs.

    - Employment Development Department

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes a variety of institutes, centers and programs:

    Of note is the NCHS which is part of the Centers for Disease and Prevention.  NCHS is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. Since 1960, when the National Office of Vital Statistics and the National Health Survey merged to form NCHS, the agency has provided a wide variety of data with which to monitor the Nation's health. NCHS includes an excellent index of other sites which have data.

  • General Accounting Office
    The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of Congress. GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its Constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and accountability of the federal government for the American people. GAO examines the use of public funds, evaluates federal programs and activities, and provides analyses, options, recommendations, and other assistance to help the Congress make effective oversight, policy, and funding decisions. In this context, GAO works to continuously improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the federal government through financial audits, program reviews and evaluations, analyses, legal opinions, investigations, and other services. GAO's activities are designed to ensure the executive branch's accountability to the Congress under the Constitution and the government's accountability to the American people. GAO is dedicated to good government through its commitment to the core values of accountability, integrity, and reliability.

  • The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
    CFDA is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.

    Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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