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Confirmed Case of Enterovirus D68 in Los Angeles County Confirmed Case of Enterovirus D68 in Los Angeles County - The Department of Public Health has confirmed one case of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Los Angeles County. The patient is a child who became ill in late August with a respiratory infection. The patient then developed acute limb weakness, which can be a symptom of EV-D68. To date, one EV-D68 infection has been documented for this year in Los Angeles County (excluding the Cities of Pasadena and Long Beach).
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Public Health Announces Ebola Readiness - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency for Ebola preparations in Los Angeles County to ensure that our County remains prepared to respond to any identified cases of Ebola. To date, there are no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola in Los Angeles County. The links below to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Ebola Resource Page provide helpful information and guidance for County residents.
Ebola Resource Ebola FAQs Ebola FAQs (Spanish)

Women’s Leadership Conference: The Legacy Project - The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works is hosting its fifth Women's Leadership Conference on November 20, 2014, at the Pasadena Convention Center. Join us for this exciting and innovative conference featuring inspiring people in leadership positions in government, the workplace, and the community. Open to the public and everyone is invited!

County Public Libraries to Restore Service Hours - Starting on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, the County of Los Angeles Public Library will restore its service hours at libraries that had hours reduced in 2009-2010. Libraries have evolved into community centers and provide invaluable tools for individuals to search for jobs, homework help, computer literacy classes, online learning tools, early childhood literacy programs, teen services, and other programs.
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18th Annual UCLA Veterans & Armed Forces Appreciation Day Football Game - will occur on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Rose Bowl, and feature a Veterans and Armed Forces Outreach Exhibit Fair, “Veteran of the Year” Ceremony at Halftime, and FREE reserved seat tickets for all eligible active members of the United States Armed Forces.
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LA County Rolls Out Online System for Building and Safety Permits - From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.

New Department of Human Resources mobile web site! New Department of Human Resources mobile web site! - It is available on any mobile device. It's simple to use, and makes DHR more accessible to you.
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LACountyHelps    Specific Needs Awareness Planning (S.N.A.P.)
To better prepare County residents for these and other types of disasters, the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) announces the launch of the Specific Needs Awareness Planning (S.N.A.P.) voluntary disaster registry.

211 LA County    211 LA County
211 is an easy to remember three-digit dialing code that enables a caller to access information about more than 28,000 health and human service programs throughout Los Angeles County 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is TTY accessible. 211 LA County, formerly known as INFO Line of Los Angeles, has been providing these services since 1981.

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Los Angeles County has implemented an emergency mass notification system to contact County residents and businesses via recorded phone messages, text messages and e-mail during emergencies. For more information and to register your cell phone number, Voice over IP number, and e-mail address, please click the link above.

Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort (C.A.R.E.)    Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort (C.A.R.E.)
Visit C.A.R.E. for coordinated fire recovery and mudslide information, as well as vital information o on how to obtain building and transportation permits, mud and debris flow forecasts, road closures, safety preparedness, assistance programs, and shelter contacts.

There are 88 cities in Los Angeles County, each with its own city council. All of the cities, in varying degrees, contract with the County to provide municipal services. The County provides some services for all residents, like public health protection, public social services, property assessment and vital records.

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Get information about services provided to residents of unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. More than 65 percent of the County is unincorporated and approximately 1 million people live in these areas. The Board of Supervisors acts as the "city council" and County departments provide the municipal services.
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