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CCAC Now Accepting Applications for a Community Health Worker in Bakersfield!

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Position: Community Health Worker   Organizational Background: The Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and direct services, building regional capacity and advocating for sensible policies to improve health through the prevention and management of chronic disease.   Position Summary: Under the direction of the CCAC Associate Director or relevant […]

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District asks public to be mindful of air quality during Back-to-School

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During the Back-to-School period, ozone levels tend to rise due to increased vehicle traffic. Parents can help reduce vehicle emissions by carpooling and refraining from vehicle idling during school pick-ups and drop-offs. In addition, Valley residents are urged to reduce vehicle emissions by driving less, driving electric or other fuel-efficient vehicles, and avoiding the use […]

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CCAC Now Accepting Applications for a Community Health Worker in Merced!

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Position: Community Health Worker   Organizational Background: The Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and direct services, building regional capacity and advocating for sensible policies to improve health through the prevention and management of chronic disease.   Position Summary: Under the direction of the CCAC Associate Director or […]

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4 Easy Steps to Reducing Exposure to Wildfire Smoke

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With recent wildfires throughout California and in our San Joaquin Valley communities, the Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC), urges central valley residents to avoid rigorous outdoor activity. Fresno, Calif. – August 9, 2018 – Exposure to smoke and the different sized particles it produces, including visible and ultra-fine particles that cannot be seen with the […]

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Fed environmental leader visits Fresno for forum, tour

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July 19, 2018 04:02 PM A top federal bureaucrat visited Fresno on Thursday to talk about environmental concerns in the metro area’s growing industry. Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, held a community forum with regional environmental advocates, and toured sites of environmental concern. NIEHS conducts research into the effects of the […]