Los Angeles County Health Officials Unveil Mobile Outreach Program

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recently unveiled the new Just Be Ready: Prepare Together mobile education outreach program. At the center of the program is a multicultural and multi-language public education campaign that encourages residents to create a family communication plan and put together an emergency preparedness kit.

The emergency preparedness kit should include the ten essential items: Water, Food, Cash & Important Documents, Clothes, Flashlight, First Aid Kit, Medicine, Radio, Toiletries and Tools. In collaboration with the Office of Emergency Management the 10 essential items were recommended by the Emergency Survival Program (ESP).

The award-winning Just Be Ready: Prepare Together campaign was specifically developed for the highly diverse residents of Los Angeles County reaching multicultural and multilingual communities. Campaign materials will be produced in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Khmer, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Armenian, Russian, Arabic and Farsi.

More information on program is available online at