City of Vernon California

Health & Environmental Control Department


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USC Keck School of Medicine Press Release: 


One of only four cities in the state of California with its own health department, Vernon is focused on protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of its residents, workers, visitors and neighboring communities. The Vernon Health & Environmental Control Department provides comprehensive and efficient services to accomplish this goal, tailoring its operations to regulate and meet the needs of the city’s large industrial sector.

Environmental Health - The art and science of protecting against environmental factors that may adversely impact human health or the ecological balances essential to long-term human health and environmental quality, whether in the natural or human-made environment.

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