The Time to Act is Now: Together We Can Keep Zika Out!
All community members are invited:
- Different religious faiths
- Families (Bring the kids!)
- Community Leaders
- Anyone interested or concerned about Zika and other mosquito-related issues
Let us stand together for a healthy community!
Get the Information to Protect Your Loved Ones
Learn about the importance of preventing mosquitoes and mosquito-related diseases such as Zika and West Nile Virus.
Put Your Walking Shoes On
Participate in a drill to conduct door-to-door outreach to engage the local community in stopping these mosquitoes. Families encouraged to participate as well. Let’s “Keep Zika Out!”
Will You Help Keep Zika Out?
About our community partner: Tzu Chi
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation, whose name means “compassion and relief,” is an international humanitarian organization with special consultative status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Founded by Dharma Master Cheng Yen in 1966, the non-profit organization has four major missions: charity, medicine, education, and humanistic culture. Tzu Chi also engages in international disaster relief, bone marrow donation, community volunteerism, and environmental protection. Tzu Chi has offices and chapters on five major continents and provides aid to more than 90 countries. To learn more about Tzu Chi and our disaster relief work in the USA and internationally, please visit: www.tzuchi.us
About Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
The Department of Public Health is committed to protecting and improving the health of the nearly 10 million residents of Los Angeles County. Through a variety of programs, community partnerships and services, Public Health oversees environmental health, disease control, and community and family health. Public Health comprises nearly 4,000 employees and has an annual budget exceeding $900 million. To learn more about Public Health and the work we do please visit www.publichealth.lacounty.gov, visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/lapublichealth, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lapublichealth, or follow us on Twitter: @LAPublicHealth.
About Vector Control:
The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) and the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) are two of five vector control agencies that provide services and programs in Los Angeles County. Since 2011, vector control districts have been consistently working together to fight the invasive Aedes mosquitoes that have the potential to transmit Zika, dengue fever, chikungunya, and yellow fever to people. For more information about SGVMVCD, visit www.sgvmosquito.org. For more information about GLACVCD, visit www.glacvcd.org.