City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
333 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach Health Officer, Dr. Anissa Davis, is advising residents to take precautions against the heat, particularly today through Friday, July 27, 2018. The National Weather Service is forecasting highs in the 90s and high humidity.
Those who are elderly or have chronic illnesses, and infants and young children are at greater risk for heat-related conditions. However, everyone should take precautions to reduce the risk of heat-related illness and injury. The following are recommended actions:
For more information and summer safety tips, those interested can visit www.longbeach.gov/health, and follow the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 480,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.
About Long Beach Department of Health and Human ServicesThe mission of the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services is to improve quality of life by promoting a safe and healthy community in which to live, work and play. Long Beach Health is one of only three city-run health departments in California, which allows for better engagement with residents, neighborhoods, businesses and community partners, and fosters a greater understanding of the City's strengths. For more information, visit us at www.longbeach.gov/health, "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.