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"

2020 Flu Vaccine Clinics

Free Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinics This year, getting your flu vaccine is more important than ever. People can be infected with both COVID-19 and influenza viruses at the same time and could suffer even worse health outcomes than one infection alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone ages 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every year to protect against the most common types of influenza viruses. By getting vaccinated against seasonal flu, you reduce... continue reading »"2020 Flu Vaccine Clinics"

Pasadena Declares Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 Response

PASADENA, Calif.—On March 4, City of Pasadena Public Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh declared a Local Public Health Emergency to empower the City to more effectively respond to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. This declaration coincides with actions taken by Los Angeles County and Long Beach Health Department. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pasadena. The declaration of a Local Public Health Emergency will mobilize City resources, accelerate emergency planning, streamline staffing, coordinate agencies across the city,... continue reading »"Pasadena Declares Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 Response"

Information on COVID-19

On March 4, 2020 the City of Pasadena Health Officer, Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, declared a Local Public Health Emergency to empower the City to more effectively respond to COVID-19. Read the official news release. The Pasadena Public Health Department and the City of Pasadena are proactively working with regional, state and federal health officials to conduct surveillance of and coordinate response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This is an evolving situation and the immediate risk to the general public... continue reading »"Information on COVID-19"

Local Information and Guidance for Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is providing this update on the 2019 novel (new) coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, to address community interest on the potential local impact of the outbreak. There has been one confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus case in Los Angeles County, as well as one in Orange County. Both individuals traveled to Wuhan, China.  There are currently no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Pasadena. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) states that the immediate health... continue reading »"Local Information and Guidance for Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)"

State and Local Guidance on Novel Coronavirus for Healthcare Providers Issued January 24, 2020

Summary An outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) on December 31, 2019, and a novel coronavirus was soon identified as the cause. On January 21, 2020, CDC announced the first U.S. case in a Washington state traveler who had returned from Wuhan. The risk of local infection is considered to be low. The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is closely monitoring the situation and requests medical providers review the California Department of... continue reading »"State and Local Guidance on Novel Coronavirus for Healthcare Providers Issued January 24, 2020"

Pasadena Celebrates National Public Health Week

PASADENA, Calif.- The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) invites the public to participate in National Public Health Week events, from April 2-6, 2019. National Public Health Week is a celebration of public health successes and an opportunity to focus on prominent public health issues. This year’s National Public Health Week theme is health equity, which is the idea that every person deserves the opportunity to live a healthy life. To ensure health equity for all, we must work together to... continue reading »"Pasadena Celebrates National Public Health Week"

Community Meetings Regarding Draft Urban Wildlife Management Plan

The Pasadena Public Health Department will be presenting information at two community meetings regarding a draft Urban Wildlife Management Plan. The Plan provides general guidance to members of the public to prevent or minimize human/wildlife interactions, and provides guidance for the City on responding to human/wildlife interaction. The Plan addresses health and safety issues regarding human interactions with coyotes, bears and mountain lions, as well as smaller animals such as squirrels and opossums. The community meetings will be held from... continue reading »"Community Meetings Regarding Draft Urban Wildlife Management Plan"

Health Officials Identify Additional Locations for Possible Measles Exposure

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) and the City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) identify more locations for possible measles exposure. This is the same measles case previously announced. The individual visited the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between December 26 to December 29. This person visited the following venues at the following times: Santa Monica Pier and the Blue Plate Taco restaurant (1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica) on December 26 from 1:30... continue reading »"Health Officials Identify Additional Locations for Possible Measles Exposure"