Climate Change & Public Health In Los Angeles

Climate change is a health issue.

But what we do about it can bring an even brighter future: A Los Angeles with clean air, healthy food, less traffic, and safe opportunities to walk and bike. Explore this page to find out more about our efforts.


LA County Public Health In Action

Public Health is working around the County to protect residents from the effects of climate change, including extreme heat, worse air quality, wildfires, and mosquito-borne diseases. Read on for more detail on Public Health’s proactive work:

For more information on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's climate change work, contact


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