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Communication During & After a Public Health Emergency

During and after a public health emergency, there are many places you can go for information.

Info Line

Health Department's Public Health Info Line
(562) 570-4499

Provides up-to-date information on communicable disease activities and other public health emergencies.

Other Info Lines

City Emergency Information Line
(562) 570-5252

Provides recorded Long Beach-related information, and will be updated regularly during a major emergency.

Long Beach Police Information Line
(562) 570-5566

Provides recorded information on the latest terrorist threats. Anyone with information regarding suspicious or possible terrorist activity can call the Police Department's Terrorism Information Line (562) 570-5593

Radio & Television

LBTV (Charter Communications Channel 3 and Frontier FiOS Channel 21)

Source of information during a major emergency, carrying live local press conferences and updated information. In an emergency, LBTV provides a service to Long Beach and will post Long Beach-related information across the bottom of the screen. Visit LBTV now!

88.1 FM KKJZ

Will provide Long Beach-related information as it becomes available and verified.

AM 980 KFWB, AM 1070 KNX, and AM 640 KFI

Will provide area-wide information during emergencies.

Social Media&

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City of Long Beach Emergency Numbers

Emergencies: Dial 911
  • Gas Department: 562.570.2140 
  • Water and Sewer: 562.570.2390 
  • Public Works: 562.570.2700 
  • Police Non-Emergency 562.435.6711 
  • Fire Non-Emergency 562.570.9400