2017 Community Flu Clinics

Posted on September 20, 2017 in ,

The Pasadena Public Health Department is offering seasonal influenza vaccine for FREE at several community centers and libraries! Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Jackie Robinson Center (1020 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103) Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Villa Parke Community Center (363 E. Villa Street, Pasadena, CA… Read More



Posted on July 5, 2017 in ,

PASADENA, Calif.—Eggs from the Aedes albopictus mosquito that can infect humans with viruses such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya have been found in monitoring traps in Pasadena, the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) announced today. Health Officials emphasized there are no reported cases of locally transmitted Zika or the other two viruses by this type… Read More

Mental Health Day 2017

Posted on April 27, 2017 in

“Breaking the Cycle, Healing our Community” The public is invited to learn about the challenges, societal stigmas, treatment options and other issues related to mental health and mental wellness at Pasadena’s Mental Health Day.  The free event takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Pasadena Public Library, 285… Read More

Pasadena Healthy Times Spring 2017

Posted on March 30, 2017 in

Our quarterly newsletter has returned! Find out what we’re doing in public health and how you can take part in our efforts. This issue highlights some of our recent campaigns, including “Be Better Pasadena,” our local Safe Zone Project, Pasadena REACH anti-smoking advertisements, and more! Download a copy of Pasadena Healthy Times. To provide feedback… Read More

Disease Reporting for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobateriaceae (CRE)

Posted on January 19, 2017 in

The Pasadena Health Officer issued a Health Order for reporting CRE on 01/19/17. The reporting of CRE will allow for better understanding of antimicrobial resistance. Compliance with the Health Order is as follows: The acute care hospital and all skilled nursing facilities enrolled in the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network… Read More

Pasadena Health Department Earns National Accreditation

Posted on December 2, 2016 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) Director Michael Johnson today announced the department has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The PPHD is one of only eight public health agencies in California and less than 200 across the nation to achieve this distinction for achieving national standards that foster community health… Read More

Snakes and Sheep Send a Strong Tobacco Prevention Message

Posted on November 16, 2016 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Snakes, sheep and a poignant message from a little boy are part of an important, bilingual public awareness campaign unveiled today by the Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) to help warn against the dangers of using menthol cigarettes, electronic vaping devices and tobacco-flavored products. The local educational campaign in English and Spanish is focused… Read More

2016 Community Flu Vaccine Clinics

Posted on October 19, 2016 in

Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine at clinics offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department starting this week through Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations, listed below, on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. The vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months… Read More

Meningococcal Disease Resources

Posted on July 19, 2016 in

Neighboring health jurisdictions (Los Angeles County, Long Beach, and Orange County) have recently identified more cases than usual of meningococcal disease among gay men/men who have sex with men (MSM). To date in 2016, there have been no reported cases of meningococcal disease in Pasadena. Meningococcal disease can include meningitis, and is caused by a… Read More

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

Posted on November 24, 2015 in

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… Read More