Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 288-7060
Fax (213) 481-2375 firstname.lastname@example.org
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What is One Health:
you know that humans and animals can suffer from the same
diseases? The World Health Organization reports
that over half of human infectious diseases originally come
from animals1, also known as
concept that human health is related to animal and
environmental health is
known as One Health2.
Who we are:
The Veterinary Public Health program (VPH) is an integral
part of the Los
Angeles County Department of Public Health and we work by improving human health
through a One Health approach. Our jurisdiction includes all
of Los Angeles County, except the cities of Long Beach,
Vernon and Pasadena. We are staffed by veterinarians, animal
sanitation inspectors, registered veterinary technicians
(RVT) and administrative staff to uphold our mission and reach our vision:
To take advantage of the relationships between human and
animal health in order to promote a healthy community
environment for residents of Los Angeles County.
The residents of Los Angeles County are protected from
zoonoses and animals are free of reportable diseases.
What we do:
surveillance and outbreak investigations
which animal diseases are
present in our county helps
veterinarians keeping people
surveillance of West Nile
virus in dead crows, we can
predict human outbreaks
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