California Health and Human Services

Month: January 2018

CDPH Fines Los Angeles County Facility in Death of Resident

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that Royalwood Care Center, a skilled nursing facility in Torrance, Los Angeles County, has received a Class “AA” citation, the most severe penalty under state law, and a $100,000 fine from the State of California. Read more

Instilling a Culture of Innovation in Government

California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS), one of the state’s largest agencies, aims to make California residents among the healthiest in the nation. Over the past several years, CHHS focused on increasing public access to health-related data, operating with greater levels of transparency and embracing more innovative approaches to its operations. To that end, …

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January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month and the cold winter months are the best time to test for this odorless and colorless gas. CDPH is offering free test kits to households in California throughout the month of January, or until supplies run out. Read more