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Entries Tagged as 'Safety'

LB hospitals, Health Department working together to combat whooping-cough epidemic

September 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, Safety

Whooping cough (pertussis) has been declared an epidemic in California this year, with case numbers projected to be the highest in 50 years. Almost 2,800 people in the state have been sickened with the disease, with 159 hospitalizations and seven deaths (all deaths have been in infants less than two months of age). Long Beach […]

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As school resumes, drivers and pedestrians should obey traffic-safety procedures

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

The Long Beach Police Department is reminding the public that school began this week and the volume of pedestrian traffic around schools has increased significantly. In an effort to prevent avoidable accidents, the following traffic-safety information is being provided.


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Lowenthal, CHP offering events about child safety seats

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, three out of four children in child safety seats are not property secured. Child passenger safety seats are the major factor in saving small children from severe injuries or death in a moving vehicle.

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Public encouraged to take precaution against West Nile virus

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, Safety

West Nile virus (WNV) activity continues in Los Angeles County as children head back to school. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has identified two more WNV positive mosquito samples and two more WNV positive dead birds.

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LBPD conducting DUI checkpoint in West Division

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Safety

The Long Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 10, from 6pm until 2am in the West Division. 

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