30Jan

Supervisor Hahn Honors Long Beach Search and Rescue Team for Lifesaving Efforts in Montecito Mudslides

Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn recognized the Long Beach Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue Team for their life-saving efforts in the Montecito mudslides.  The team is one of the best in the nation and performed five live rescues in the mudslides, including the harrowing rescue of a 14 year old girl from the rubble of her home. The rescue was caught on camera and made national headlines.

16Jan

Board of Supervisors Wants to Change Law to Allow EMTs to Take Patients to Mental Health Urgent Care and Sobering Centers

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support commonsense reform to allow EMTs and paramedics to bring patients to mental health urgent care centers and sobering centers. Under current California State law, law enforcement personnel are allowed to transport intoxicated patients or patients experiencing mental health episodes to sobering […]

08Jan

Supervisor Hahn Launches Mobile Stroke Unit in Fourth District

Cerritos, CA—On Monday, January 8 Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn hosted a ribbon cutting at LA County Fire Station #30 to mark the launch of a Mobile Stroke Unit in the Southeastern region of LA County.   This Mobile Stroke Unit is now available to respond to stroke-related emergency calls in the cities of Cerritos, […]