Free Flue Vaccine Clinics Offered in Pasadena Through Nov. 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 6, 2015 #061-15 NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net Adrienne Kung, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151, akung@cityofpasadena.net FREE FLU VACCINE CLINICS OFFERED IN PASADENA THROUGH NOV. 24, 2015 PASADENA, Calif.—Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department through Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.  The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis. The... continue reading »"Free Flue Vaccine Clinics Offered in Pasadena Through Nov. 24, 2015"

Health Order - Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Program for Health Care Personnel

On October 28, 2015, the City of Pasadena Health Officer issued a Health Order mandating that all licensed health care facilities implement a program that requires health care personnel to receive an annual influenza vaccination for the current season. Download a PDF of the Health Order: Health Order - Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Personnel Contact (626) 744-6089 for additional questions.

West Nile Virus & Mosquito Awareness Week April 19-25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2015, #027-15 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Adrienne Kung, Public Information Coordinator, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151, akung@cityofpasadena.net William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net   WEST NILE VIRUS & MOSQUITO AWARENESS WEEK APRIL 19-25, 2015   PASADENA, Calif.—California’s State Assembly recently declared April 19-25, 2015 as “West Nile Virus and Mosquito & Vector Control Awareness Week” to help increase the fight against mosquitoes, which can transmit viruses to humans, including... continue reading »"West Nile Virus & Mosquito Awareness Week April 19-25, 2015"

Public Invited to Grand Opening of Healthy Retail Program Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2015 #020-15 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Adrienne Kung, Public Information Coordinator, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151,akung@cityofpasadena.net  OR Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net   PUBLIC INVITED TO GRAND OPENING OF HEALTHY RETAIL PROGRAM MARKET PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to the grand opening of Pasadena’s first neighborhood store to adopt the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Healthy Retail Program format.  The grand opening is from 11 a.m. to 1... continue reading »"Public Invited to Grand Opening of Healthy Retail Program Market"

Call to Action - Adverse Childhood Experiences on March 26, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2015 #018-15 NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS: Delana Gbenekama, Assistant Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4748, dgbenekama@cityofpasadena.net Adrienne Kung, Public Information Coordinator, Public Health Department, (626) 744-6151,akung@cityofpasadena.net FREE HEALTH CARE SUMMIT ON IMPACT OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA MARCH 26, 2015  PASADENA, Calif.—Health care and mental health professionals are invited to attend a free summit on the impact of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and toxic stress on lifelong health from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March... continue reading »"Call to Action - Adverse Childhood Experiences on March 26, 2015"

Measles Update For Pasadena, California

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) continues to closely monitor the recent outbreak of measles cases in the United States, working with county and state health officials to identify local cases and individuals who may have come into contact with persons with measles.  As of Feb. 10, 2015, there are four confirmed cases of measles within PPHD’s jurisdiction. “Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that spreads easily from person to person through the air,” said Dr. Ying-Ying Goh,... continue reading »"Measles Update For Pasadena, California"

California Department of Public Health Confirms Measles Cases

Date: 1/7/2015 Number: 15-002 Contact: Anita Gore - (916) 440-7259 SACRAMENTO California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been notified of seven confirmed cases of measles in patients from five different locations within California it was reported today by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer. Two Utah resident cases have also been confirmed and three additional California residents are also suspected to have measles and are under investigation. All confirmed and suspect cases reported visiting Disneyland or Disney... continue reading »"California Department of Public Health Confirms Measles Cases"