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February 1, 1991
When the new Hollywood Health Center is dedicated today, the Mark Taper Foundation will present a $1-million grant to the Los Angeles Free Clinic for operation of the facility to assist the growing number of homeless and runaway teen-agers in the area. Gary Bess, executive director of the Free Clinic, credited the donation--the largest single gift ever received by the clinic--with bringing the health center, at 6043 Hollywood Blvd., to the final phase of implementation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1991
When the new Hollywood Health Center is dedicated today, the Mark Taper Foundation will present a $1-million grant to the Los Angeles Free Clinic for operation of the facility to assist the growing number of homeless and runaway teen-agers in the area. Gary Bess, executive director of the Free Clinic, credited the donation--the largest single gift ever received by the clinic--with bringing the health center, at 6043 Hollywood Blvd., to the final phase of implementation.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 2004
Here is a list of county flu-shot clinics to be held Saturday and Nov. 20. The clinics will open at 9 a.m. both days and continue operating while supplies last. Those receiving the vaccine must be able to prove they fall into high-risk categories. * * Verdugo Job Center, 1255 S. Central Ave., Glendale * North Hollywood Health Center, 5300 Tujunga Ave., North Hollywood * Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall * ONE Generation, 18255 Victory Blvd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Los Angeles Free Clinic has received the largest single gift in its 40-year history, a $3-million grant from the Annenberg Foundation to open its first clinic primarily for children. The Wallis Annenberg Children & Family Health Center will open this fall on the second floor of the Hollywood Wilshire Health Center, 5205 Melrose Ave. The children's clinic will be able to treat 7,200 medical patients and 3,400 dental patients a year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2013 | By Abby Sewell
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is holding clinics over the weekend for consumers who may have been exposed to hepatitis through frozen berries sold at Costco. At least 30 cases of hepatitis A nationwide may be linked to Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend frozen berries, including seven confirmed illnesses in California by people who consumed the berries. One of those was in Los Angeles County, two in San Bernardino County and one each in Riverside, San Diego and Humboldt counties, health department officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 23, 1999
Beginning July 1, students entering seventh grade in public or private school must have received the three-part hepatitis B vaccine, which is given over a four- to six-month period. All three shots are necessary to ensure long-term protection against hepatitis B, which can cause cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer and death. Students who have started, but not completed the series will be admitted to school on a conditional basis, according to the California Department of Health Services.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 1997 | STEPHEN BYRD
The county's Department of Health Services plans a weeklong series of meetings, seminars and workshops starting Monday throughout the Valley to mark "Public Health Week '97." The events are designed to promote community health in entertaining and informal educational forums. The program, celebrating its 10th anniversary, was created in partnership with the county and local schools, businesses, community organizations and health providers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 2002 | DAREN BRISCOE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The shuttering of 15 county health centers is scheduled to begin Friday, a little more than a week after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the closures. Beginning Friday, walk-in services will no longer be available at two clinics, the North Hollywood Health Center and the Tujunga Health Center. Those are the first in a rolling schedule of service reductions that, by Oct. 1, are to close clinics from Pacoima to Norwalk.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 2004 | David Pierson, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles County revealed the locations of 17 clinics that will distribute 40,000 doses of flu vaccine to high-risk patients later this month. The announcement comes a day after health officials learned of the first reported case of influenza in the county -- a man on the Westside who contracted a mild form of the virus and did not require hospitalization. "It doesn't tell us how severe the flu season will be," said county Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding. The clinics will open at 9 a.
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July 30, 1992 | AMY PYLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The northern reaches of Los Angeles County experienced a few wins, a few losses and many temporary reprieves in the 1992-93 budget deliberations, which were suspended temporarily Wednesday by the Board of Supervisors. Decisions about the fates of many of the most visible programs that touch the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys--such as the proposed closure of 19 youth probation camps--were postponed until a meeting set for mid-September.
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May 7, 1987 | JILL STEWART, Times Staff Writer
Physicians at county health clinics, faced with possible closures or major cuts in the next fiscal year, joined Supervisor Deane Dana this week in warning that the proposed cuts would hurt the county's poorest residents and ultimately could cost more money than they save.
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