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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Office of Women's Health
1000 S. Fremont Ave.
Building A-9 East, Unit #105
Alhambra, CA 91803
Phone: (626) 293-2600
Email: owh@ph.lacounty.gov
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The Impact of Suicide and Suicide Attempts Among Women and Girls in Los Angeles County
Women and Girls Suicide Brief
Deaths from suicide are only one piece of the true impact of suicide
This data brief, from the Office of Women's Health and Office of Violence Prevention, discusses rates of suicide and self-directed violence among women and girls in Los Angeles County, as well as suicide prevention.

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Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Data Sources
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Poster Presented at the 2019 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
Rates of domestic violence are difficult to quantify because DV is often hidden and stigmatized. This poster provides an overview of domestic violence data sources and how multiple sources must be used to estimate prevalence.

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Abortion is a Public Health Issue
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The right to abortion is under attack in the U.S.
Access to abortion is essential for health equity. This infographic includes facts about abortion in the U.S., discusses imminent threats to abortion access, and outlines why we need to maintain and expand access to safe, legal abortion.




The Time is Now: Our Bodies. Our Health. Our Communities.
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Women and Health Equity Conference, September 2019
This multi-sector conference focused on reproductive health and rights, and included speakers from California Black Women's Health Project, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Essential Access Health, National Health Law Program, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, First 5 LA, March of Dimes, Los Angeles County Women and Girls Initiative, and the LA County Department of Public Health.

Click here to access our conference page




Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Toolkit
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The LARC Toolkit, September 2019
The purpose of this toolkit is to guide Medi-Cal providers in LA County in their efforts to offer long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) to their postpartum patients immediately after birth.

Click here to access our LARC Toolkit page



Women's Health Data Report
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Women's Health Indicators - Enhanced Report
This update of the original report includes enhanced data and features for selected indicators.
Click here to access more information about the enhanced report, or download directly.

Women's Health Indicators - January 2017

"Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level - 2017"



Women's Health LA Data Briefs
Education Data Brief December 2018

The Impact of Education on Women's Health
  For more data briefs, click here

Women’s Health Data Report Infographics
Infograph.LifeExpect December 2018

Life Expectancy Among LA County Women
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