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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…

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

Health center to honor Vietnamese culture

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 2021….

Mosquitoes: lab abuzz with disease detectives
Environment, Parks, Public Health

Mosquitoes: lab abuzz with disease detectives

Santa Clara County Vector Control lab: the scientists behind eradicating mosquitoes Ideally, summer is about freedom from homework, weekends at the lake and hanging out into the night, not mosquitoes. That’s why it’s also the season when Santa Clara County is most active protecting residents from the threat of the West Nile virus-carrying insects. The…

law enforcement, violence, public safety, Santa Clara County, Public Health

Santa Clara County community discusses gun violence — with civility!

Wise people learn the lessons of history. And history says gun violence has been somewhat less of a problem in Santa Clara County than in many places in California and beyond. Nor has the County endured spectacular mass slayings. Yet. But history also says that dozens of Santa Clara County die in firearms-related violence every…

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