The Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center served as a test site for a team from the Keck School of Medicine at USC and L.A. County public health officials, who conducted drive-thru antibody testing this past Friday and Saturday as part of a COVID-19...

Each year, the month of May brings awareness to the importance of mental health. In 2020, we are all impacted by COVID-19, and now more than ever, during physical distancing and uncertain times, it is important for the community to come together...

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

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when the mental health community works to engage the public to reduce the stigma related to mental illness...

All residents - symptomatic or not - are now eligible for COVID-19 diagnostic tests

Written by Dan Smith, Communications Manager, Beach Cities Health District

Testing eligibility requirements have...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has been busy opening more than 30 COVID-19 testing sites throughout the county, including the first site in the South Bay at the Galleria in Redondo Beach. The Galleria location has administered more...

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

News of COVID-19 serology tests coming to market have created confusion in the general public. Many are wondering what the difference is compared to...

by Dianne Staso, MS, R.D., Registered Dietitian

COVID-19 has really changed the way we live and grocery shop. What remains the same however is our desire to keep our families healthy.  Along with hand washing, getting enough...

Photo by Kevin Cody

by Ali Steward, MPH, Beach Cities Health District

“How are you?”

Many of us uttered this phrase casually in the pre-coronavirus era – to our coworkers on our way to the coffee pot, to...

By Ali Steward, MPH, Beach Cities Health District

Dear Beach Cities,

It’s been a few weeks since life as we knew it was turned upside down. But maybe a silver lining is that our perspectives have been upended, too. It’s still essential...

By Ali Steward, MPH, Director Youth Services, Beach Cities Health District