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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Little Hands Growing and Cooking Healthy Foods Project

female Public Health employee assisting two young children ,girl and boy, water a garden

The Imperial County Public Health Department’s Little Hands Growing and Cooking Healthy Foods Project targets local preschools in an effort to increase children’s exposure to fruits and vegetables through gardening, cooking activities, and sensory explorations.

The idea is to expose children to consuming fruits and vegetables at an early age. The project is funded by the Imperial County Children and Families First Commission and currently there are six preschools participating in the project. The project has been well accepted by the children, preschool staff and parents alike.

Contact Information:

Angela Ramirez
Health Promotion Manager
Imperial County Public Health Department
935 Broadway St., El Centro, CA 92243
Tel: (442) 265-1367
Fax: (760) 352-9933
angelaramirez@co.imperial.ca.us