The Department of Public Health (DPH) operates 40 programs that serve the residents of Los Angeles County. The breadth of these programs and services is far-reaching and vast. From Environmental Health services such as restaurant inspections and evaluating toxic threats, to AIDS and HIV services, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health programs, Chronic Disease interventions, immunizations and tuberculosis treatment, DPH’s work touches many lives every day.
The Public Health Commission plays an integral role in the work that DPH conducts through their inquiry, oversight, review, and recommendations. The Public Health Commission members are active in their respective roles in their communities, lending a voice to DPH’s work that supports the Department’s mission to protect health, prevent disease and promote the health and well-being of all persons in Los Angeles County.