Free Seasonal Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is offering seasonal flu vaccines and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines (including boosters) at no cost to anyone ages 6 months and older. La Pintoresca Library (1355 N. Raymond Ave.) – Monday, Oct. 3 from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hill Avenue Library (55 S. Hill Ave.) – Thursday, Oct. 6 from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Linda Vista Library (1281 Bryant St.) – Monday, Oct. 10 from 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Madison Elementary (515... continue reading »"Free Seasonal Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines"

Pasadena Public Health Confirms First Cases of MPX in Residents

Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received reports of the first cases of monkeypox infection in four (4) Pasadena residents. All cases being reported have been confirmed by PPHD to meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition for either a probable or confirmed case. Monkeypox generally spreads through prolonged skin-to-skin contact. Contact includes prolonged intimate interactions, and sharing of infected bedding or clothing. If you have sex or intimate physical contact with many people, risk of contracting monkeypox is higher.... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Confirms First Cases of MPX in Residents"

Pasadena Public Health Department Awarded Grant to Implement Violence Prevention and Intervention Program

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has been awarded $2,510,394 in grant funding through the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) program funded by the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). The purpose of CalVIP is to improve public health and safety by supporting effective violence reduction initiatives in communities disproportionately impacted by violence, particularly group member-involved homicides, shootings and aggravated assaults. The CalVIP grant period is three years, from July 2022 to June 2025. “The public health... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Awarded Grant to Implement Violence Prevention and Intervention Program"

MPX FAQs

MPX Information The current monkeypox situation is constantly evolving and subject to change. MPX FAQs The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is closely monitoring monkeypox transmission in the U.S. and California to ensure rapid identification of cases. If you have sex or intimate physical contact with many people, risk of contracting monkeypox is higher. For additional information on Monkeypox, visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory on May... continue reading »"MPX FAQs"

Discusión Comunitaria Sobre la Vacuna COVID-19 Unidos en CommUNITY: Infórmate. Protégete. Vacúnate.

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Pasadena (PPHD) organizará un evento gratuito, presentado en persona en español con traducción al inglés en tiempo real, Unidos en CommUNITY: Infórmate. Protégete. Vacúnate., en Villa Parke (363 E. Villa St.) el sábado 21 de mayo, de 10 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los panelistas compartirán experiencias e información para mejorar la comprensión de la eficacia y seguridad de la vacuna COVID-19. El panel de discusión será de las 10 a.m. a mediodía, con almuerzo... continue reading »"Discusión Comunitaria Sobre la Vacuna COVID-19 Unidos en CommUNITY: Infórmate. Protégete. Vacúnate."

Pasadena Public Health Department Extends #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest Deadline

Pasadena Public Health Department has launched an innovative COVID-19 vaccine video contest to spotlight the benefits of choosing vaccination, to counter harmful myths, and to promote an open dialogue about COVID-19 and vaccines through the sharing of experiences on social media. The 2022 #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest invites students ages 4-24 (grades TK-college) to create and submit artwork or share a short video on TikTok or Instagram with a powerful and positive COVID-19 vaccine message. Students in different grade categories—elementary school,... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Extends #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest Deadline"

Pasadena Public Health Department Launches Vaccine Video Contest, Gives Students Ages 4-24 Chance to Win Up to $1,500

DEADLINE EXTENDED Pasadena Public Health Department has launched an innovative COVID-19 vaccine video contest to spotlight the benefits of choosing vaccination, to counter harmful myths, and to promote an open dialogue about COVID-19 and vaccines through the sharing of experiences on social media. The 2022 #VaccinatePasadena Video Contest invites students ages 4-24 (grades TK-college) to create and submit artwork or share a short video on TikTok or Instagram with a powerful and positive COVID-19 vaccine message. Students in different grade categories—elementary... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Launches Vaccine Video Contest, Gives Students Ages 4-24 Chance to Win Up to $1,500"

COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Panel: Melanated & Vaccinated: Real People, Real Stories

The Pasadena Public Health Department will host a free virtual event, Melanated & Vaccinated: Real People, Real Stories, on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. Panelists will share experiences and information to improve understanding of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and safety. Public Health Director and Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh said, “Vaccination is the key to protecting each person and our whole community from COVID-19 and the social and economic harms of the pandemic. Melanated &... continue reading »"COVID-19 Vaccine Virtual Panel: Melanated & Vaccinated: Real People, Real Stories"

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccines

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is partnering with Huntington Hospital to offer seasonal flu vaccines at no cost to anyone ages 6 months and older. Victory Park (2575 Paloma Street) Thursday, September 23, 2-6 p.m. This is a drive thru event. Walk-ups welcomed at a special walk-up station. At additional upcoming clinics, PPHD will also offer both COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) for those ages 12 years and older as well as flu shots: La Pintoresca... continue reading »"Free Seasonal Flu Vaccines"

Southern California’s Ten Local Health Departments Send An Urgent Holiday Message To Stay Home and Stay Safe

As a coalition of 10 neighboring California local health departments, we thank everyone for doing their part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As the first doses of the vaccine are being administered across our communities, we can finally see a ray of light at the end of the tunnel. As that light gets closer, we are hopeful that we are one step closer to getting back to doing the things and seeing the people we all miss the most.... continue reading »"Southern California’s Ten Local Health Departments Send An Urgent Holiday Message To Stay Home and Stay Safe"