Safety

for your child starts at home. Baby- and child-proofing your house can help prevent accidents and injury. Doing a check of chemicals at home—and making sure everything from pesticides to cleaning products are out of reach for little ones—helps protect your child. And of course, adult supervision and teaching a child about safety from the start can be the best defense against accidents.

COVID-19: Latest From Health Authorities

COVID-19: Latest From Health Authorities: The State of California’s COVID-19 Resource Page L.A. County Responds: Confronting COVID-19 L.A. County Department of Public Health: Coronavirus Center of Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus 211 L.A. County Resource...

COVID-19: Summer Camp Safety

COVID-19: Summer Camp Safety

COVID-19: Summer Camp SafetyAfter months of quarantine, your child’s summer camp experience is an exciting opportunity for them to get some fresh air and socialize with other children. To help your child and others have the safest experience possible during COVID-19,...

COVID-19: Please Don’t Take the Kids to the Beach

COVID-19: Please Don’t Take the Kids to the Beach

COVID-19: Please Don’t Take the Kids to the BeachIt’s tempting to violate “Safer at Home” orders in L.A. County and take the kids to open beaches in Orange and Ventura counties. Yes, we know — we all need fresh air and sunshine, and when the weather warms up, the...

Wildfire Preparedness

Wildfire Preparedness

Wildfire Preparedness September sun and heat and hot winds coming from Santa Ana create environmental conditions that increase the risk of wildfires in Southern California. While not all fires can be avoided, you can help prevent and/or limit them and their damage....

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth Getting together with friends and family for fireworks, barbecues and parties on Independence Day is a time-honored American tradition, and Los Angeles County has plenty of great, free ways to celebrate our nation’s freedom....

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist

A to Z Summer Safety Checklist How do you have a safe, healthy and fun summer? First 5 LA has it covered from A to Z! A is for Aloe: Buy an aloe vera plant and use gel from leaves, or use a product containing aloe vera skin gel specifically for mild sunburns. B is for...

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