“Cyber Cop,” Clayton Cranford, a law enforcement professional and one of the nation’s leading educators on social media, will kick off the Families Connected Speaker Series on Monday, September 17, at 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach Community...

After a year of loss and isolation from living during the COVID-19 pandemic, taking care of our mental health is more important than ever before. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental...

By Kerianne Lawson, Chief Programs Officer, Beach Cities Health District

After living with COVID-19 for more than a year, Los Angeles County is beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. More than 8 million vaccine doses have...

You were able to book that vaccination appointment (finally!). If you are lucky, you’ve already completed the vaccine regimen – two doses for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or a single dose for the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson version. Now that you’...

By Kerianne Lawson, Chief Programs Officer, Beach Cities Health District

Vaccine envy, FOMO (fear of missing out) or plain jealousy. Wondering if that person who posted their vaccination selfie on social media was really eligible or if...

The arrival of daylight savings time – and the loss of one hour of sleep – brings our sleep patterns to the forefront every year. As a result, March is National Sleep Awareness Month, with Sleep Awareness Week scheduled for March 14-20. The event, put...

By Dr. William Kim, Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District

In the last year, we’ve learned a lot about washing hands, wearing face masks and physical distancing since these were the available tools to stop the spread of...

Looking to expand school reopenings, school district employees will be prioritized at BCHD’s AdventurePlex in Manhattan Beach

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Dan Smith, Communications Manager, BCHD...

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, but there are lifestyle adjustments you can make to prevent heart disease.

Here are 5 preventive steps that you can take to keep your heart healthy.

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For the patients who have contracted COVID-19, the symptoms can vary tremendously. Some people are asymptomatic, for others it’s like a bad cold. But those who become sick enough to go to the hospital typically experience fever, loss of taste and...

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