Community Health Services Division

Community Health Services Division Programs at the Pasadena Public Health Department strive to promote the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, adults and their families. Our multidisciplinary staff is dedicated to assessing the needs of the Greater Pasadena Area and implementing services to ensure a health community. Furthermore, we continuously seek out partnerships with community-based organizations to enrich our community and help it grow.

Our programs offer valuable information about health promotion and disease prevention to meet the specific needs of our community at all ages. Click on the links below for more information on the programs and services in the Community Health Services Division:


The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program is an evidence-based, FREE kindergarten readiness home visiting program for parents of 2 and 5 years of old. The goal of Pasadena HIPPY is to improve children’s physical, social and emotional development, and increase parents’ confidence to prepare their children for success in school.

Black Infant Health

Within a culturally affirming environment and honoring the unique history of African-American women, Black Infant Health (BIH) aims to help women have healthy babies. Participants learn proven strategies to reduce stress and develop life skills. This is accomplished through a group-based approach with complimentary case management.

Child Health and Disability Prevention

The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program is a FREE health promotion and disease prevention program for low-income children and youth in California.

Lead Poisoning Prevention & Control

The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPP) Program seeks to protect children from lead exposure.

Immunization Services

The Pasadena Public Health Department Immunization Services may provide routine or traveler vaccines for children and adults.

Immunization Services Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays
by appointment only

Communicable Disease Prevention

Public Health Nurses (PHNs) are committed to the well-being of communities and seek to promote health, prevent illness and achieve optimum health for the residents in City of Pasadena.  Our PHNs work with individuals, families, and other groups in the home and throughout the community.The public health nurse is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), along with a Public Health Nurse Certificate issued by the State of California.

Local Oral Health Program

The Pasadena Local Oral Health Program (LOHP) is funded by the Proposition 56 Tobacco Tax Act of 2016. The goal of the LOHP is to improve oral health by providing professionals and community members with education about oral health and dental disease prevention, and linkage to treatment of dental disease. For more information, call (626) 744-6093.

Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program is responsible for assessing and developing policies, and assuring the priority health needs of women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families.

Infant, Child and Teen Health Assessment (2016)

Tuberculosis Chest Clinic

The Pasadena Public Health Department Tuberculosis (TB) Clinic provides tuberculosis screening, treatment services and case management to control and prevent transmission of tuberculosis in the Pasadena community.

Tuberculosis Chest Clinic Hours

Thursdays by appointment only