Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is a government agency dedicated to providing preventive health services to the community. Formed in 1955, it is the special-purpose district responsible for the improving the health of the citizens of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach. The main office of the BCHD is located in the city of Redondo Beach, California; its primary youth fitness facility is located in the city of Manhattan Beach.
The purpose of Health Districts in California is to provide health facilities or health services for the benefit of the district and the people served by that district. As a government agency, a health district has the power to exercise the right of eminent domain, secure financing through assessment of tax levy, and issue bonds.
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