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New Pasadena Initiative Gives Hope to Homeless
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New Pasadena Initiative Gives Hope to Homeless

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD), in partnership with Pasadena Fire Department, has launched the Pasadena Outreach Response Team (PORT). This project is supported through a grant from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for a period of five years. PORT’s goal is to identify individuals impacted by chronic homelessness and, through supportive…

County and Pasadena Health Officials Identify Additional Locations for Possible Measles Exposure
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County and Pasadena Health Officials Identify Additional Locations for Possible Measles Exposure

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) and the City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) identify more locations for possible measles exposure. This is the same measles case previously announced. The individual visited the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between Dec. 26 and Dec. 29. This person visited…

Typhus Fever Affects Twenty Pasadena Residents This Year
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Typhus Fever Affects Twenty Pasadena Residents This Year

Health Department reports ‘epidemic levels’ The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is reporting epidemic levels of typhus fever this year. Typhus fever is a disease spread to humans by infected fleas. In 2018, 20 Pasadena residents have been confirmed to have typhus fever well above the expected one to five cases per year. Flea-borne typhus,…

Pasadena Public Health Offers Free Flu Vaccine Clinics
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Pasadena Public Health Offers Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Fight the flu by getting a free vaccine at clinics offered by the Pasadena Public Health Department. The influenza vaccine will be provided at various Pasadena locations on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. The vaccine will be available to everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost. Minors must be accompanied by…

‘Crisis Text Line’ Services Now Available in Pasadena
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‘Crisis Text Line’ Services Now Available in Pasadena

The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has partnered with the Crisis Text Line to bring awareness around emotional well-being and mental health. Crisis Text Line is a national not-for-profit agency providing free, 24/7 crisis support via text messages. Trained counselors help bring individuals experiencing crisis to a calmer state of mind and help create a…

Pasadena Public Health Department Launches Marijuana Health Education Campaign
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Pasadena Public Health Department Launches Marijuana Health Education Campaign

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 abilities. The ads are focused on reaching youth and marijuana users, and will be placed inside Pasadena Transit buses. On November 9, 2016,…

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