Contagious Disease Emergencies
A contagious disease emergency could affect many people. It could cause mild illness, hospitalization, or death in rare cases. In the event of an infectious disease emergency, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will provide up-to-date information and instructions to the public through media and public outreach sources.
To find out how to prepare yourself and your family for a contagious disease emergency, visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health web site at: www.publichealth.lacounty.gov or call 213-738-2408
This site also provides information on what Los Angeles County is doing to prepare for an avian or pandemic flu emergency, including mass distribution of medications or vaccines.