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IN THE MEDIA:
Breathe California Central Coast
Fights Childhood Asthma
Breathe California Central Coast’s Asthma Educators teach children to take control of their asthma leading to an overall 90% reduction in asthma-related hospitalizations and ER visits in program participants.
The Monterey Herald recently featured a story about the work Maria Elena Manzo, Breathe California Program Director, is doing to help families with asthma. Read the article on pages 11-12 of the Monterey Herald's "Health Matters" special section.
For more information on our asthma programs, click link to asthma program page.
Recognizing Contributions to Reducing Global Warming and Improving Air Quality
Breathe California of the Central Coast's 3rd annual Clean Air Awards Reception, held in Monterey on Thursday, May 30th, focused on positive initiatives being taken to reduce global warming and air pollution. Three local leaders were recognized for their work in the areas of Leadership, Technology and Climate Change.
Better Breathers Class
Wednesday, March 20
Better Breathers Classes provide support and education for COPD patients and their families, offer opportunities for those with lung disease to learn more about their condition and teach strategies to improve breathing and quality of life. The classes also offer a comfortable setting in which participants can share their own experiences and concerns about coping with lung illness.
Learn More about upcoming Better Breathers Classes.