Group Wants L.A. To Create Separate City Health Dept.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation -- a Los Angeles-based not-for-profit provider of HIV care and testing services -- is gathering voter signatures to place on the 2014 city ballot a measure that would force the city to establish its own health department. The group argues that the L.A. County Department of Public Health is too large and unprepared to address local disease control issues.
- "AIDS Group Wants L.A. To Break With County Health Department" (Linthicum/Gorman, Los Angeles Times, 3/10).
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