Dan Smith

BCHD seeks Applicants and Proposals for Micro Enrichment Grants

BCHD seeks Applicants and Proposals for Micro Enrichment Grants

Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is currently accepting applications for its Micro Enrichment Grants (MEG) to enhance the community’s ability to provide preventive health services. These grants can provide up to $5,000 per request in a fiscal year for small, one-time, project-based health initiatives. This application period runs until November 20, 2020, with grant award […]

 Dan Smith

Flu Vaccines are Important

Flu Vaccines are Important

Health professionals urge residents to get vaccinated against the flu; looking to prevent a ‘twindemic’ of COVID-19 and influenza

By William Kim, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District Flu season is upon us and every year, I have patients who ask if they should get a flu vaccine. My answer to them – with rare exceptions – is yes. I’ll get right to it: health professionals around the country, including the California […]

 Dan Smith

Dr. Kim’s Tips for Individuals and Businesses Dealing with COVID-19

Dr. Kim’s Tips for Individuals and Businesses Dealing with COVID-19

When to get tested? Can employers require a COVID test before returning to work? What is 'Safe in the South Bay?'

Dr. William Kim has been a physician in the South Bay for 35 years and serves as Chief Medical Advisor for Beach Cities Health District. Here, he provides tips for businesses and individuals dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. With COVID-19 all over the news and social media and cases surging, many residents are anxious to get […]

 Judy Rae

Calendar of Health Events 9-14-17

Here’s to your health