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.

Climate News

7 Things You Should Know About L.A. Heat Waves & Climate Change

8 options for replacing your lawn, along with their pros and cons

Climate change health impacts loom large

LA County Public Health In Action

Our Plan to Reduce Health Impacts

Tips to Reduce Climate Change

Stay Healthy in the Heat

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


Presentations for Specific Audiences


Your Health and Climate Change in Los Angeles County

Framework for Adding Climate Change in Los Angeles County