Unifying Health Services in a County Divided

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Los Angeles County provides health services to hundreds of thousands of people. The annual cost is $8 billion. Some years ago, mental health, public health and medical services were divided into three separate departments. Now, the Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to bring them back together again. We speak with proponents and opponents of the change.

Credits

Guests:
Mark Ridley-Thomas - LA County Supervisor representing District 2, which includes parts of Downtown, Koreatown, Crenshaw, Baldwin Hills and Culver City - @mridleythomas, Jonathan Fielding - UCLA - @UCLAFSPH, Mollie Lowery - Housing Works - @housingworksca

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Katie Cooper