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Santa Clara County’s LGBTQ Community: Looking Back and Moving Forward
HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ, Santa Clara County, Health Justice, Education, Health, Public Health

Santa Clara County’s LGBTQ Community: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Former Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager’s discusses his two new booklets covering the local histories of HIV/AIDS, the struggle of the LGBTQ community — and where they’re headed. Access to “Battle Against HIV/AIDs”https://bit.ly/2XqM2cB ” The Long struggle for LGBTQ Equality in Santa Clara County” https://bit.ly/2ZuvHWi For more information Visit: www.baymecfoundation.org To sign up for…

County youth fight vaping, nicotine
Youth, Santa Clara County, Health, Video

County youth fight vaping, nicotine

‘Urgent priority’: E-cigarettes erode decades of effort Public health officials have spent millions of dollars over many decades trying to curb tobacco use, much of it designed to discourage kids from ever taking up the nicotine habit. After all, quitting is great, but never starting is even better. In Santa Clara County, as elsewhere, these…

Health center to honor Vietnamese culture
Vietnamese, Santa Clara County, Health, Public Health, Mental Health, Video

Health center to honor Vietnamese culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2IIUD3umBI Vietnamese-American Service Center’s design packed with meaning Hundreds of people gathered recently in the Board of Supervisors Chamber to revel in an engaging architectural presentation of what will one day open as the Vietnamese-American Service Center. A range of culturally relevant health and human services will be available when the center opens in summer…

An interview with Tony Bowden, Santa Clara County’s new fire chief
Santa Clara County, public safety, Fire, Health, News, Tech

An interview with Tony Bowden, Santa Clara County’s new fire chief

Goals for New Santa Clara County Fire Chief Tony Bowden Healthy workforce, strong infrastructure and ‘servant leadership’ Santa Clara County’s new fire chief assumed his post recently. One of the main things on Tony Bowden’s mind is reducing the cancer rate among current and former firefighters. By having dozens of firefighters agree to be closely…

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