Cannabis Health Education Campaign

Posted on May 7, 2018 in ,

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has launched a campaign to inform the public about the health effects of cannabis, commonly known as marijuana. The goal of the local educational campaign is to raise awareness about the health effects of cannabis use and the legal consequences of cannabis consumption while driving which can impair driving… Read More »

Public Health Week – 125 Years of Pasadena Public Health

Posted on March 26, 2018 in

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) invites the public to participate in local National Public Health Week events from April 2-6, 2018, including a 125th anniversary celebration. Following a proclamation from the Mayor and City Council on March 26, PPHD will host free community events to highlight the successes and importance of public health interventions.… Read More »

PPHD Youth Advisory Board – Now Accepting Applicants!

Posted on February 22, 2018 in

The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Youth Advisory Board, called the Pasadena MOVE is now accepting applicants to serve as board members! Pasadena MOVE is comprised of enthusiastic and committed young individuals, ranging in age from 9 to 21, who are role models for their community and peers. Pasadena MOVE board members: Advocate awareness for mental health, LGBTQI2-S,… Read More »

APPLY FOR A HEALTHY RETAIL PROGRAM MINI-GRANT!

Posted on November 15, 2017 in

FOR SMALL NEIGHBORHOOD MARKETS IN PASADENA. The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program at the Pasadena Public Health Department is pleased to announce the second release of a mini-grant opportunity, funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), for qualifying small neighborhood markets located in Pasadena. The Healthy Retail Program mini-grant will provide a small market… Read More »

PASADENA CELEBRATES NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017

Posted on October 2, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—The public is invited to participate in Pasadena’s second annual Coming Out Day Celebration, 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave.  The event is sponsored by Pasadena’s Public Health and Library Departments. This free event celebrates a safe coming-out environment as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or… Read More »

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 »

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NEW INVASIVE MOSQUITO SPECIES FOUND IN PASADENA

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 »