Long Beach awareness month
On February 8, 2015, Long Beach Transit (LBT) will no longer sell paper bus passes. LBT will instead use a durable card-based system called TAP (Transit Access Pass). LBT customers will need to acquire a TAP card to purchase Long Beach Transit bus passes.
Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge.
To close Childhood Cancer Awareness Month the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) partnered with Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge, an open water, overnight, swim relay benefiting pediatric cancer research programs at Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s.
Community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorialphysicians and care team create a giant gynecologic and breast cancer awareness ribbon.
Dozens of community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorial physicians and care teams, participated in the “Hope Lives Here” ceremony commemorating gynecologic and breast cancer awareness months.
As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Long Beach Police Department will be joining over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services invites residents to celebrate asthma awareness month by participating in the third annual Asthma Resource Fair on Saturday, May 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Ave.
More than 50 Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees came out forWorld Autism Awareness Day to kick-off the international “Light it up Blue” initiative on Tuesday, April 2.
Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, and its employees, made a statement on Tuesday, April 2 by wearing blue to participate in the international “Light it up Blue” initiative for Autism Awareness Month.
Nearly 100 hospital employees from Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach celebrated National Wear Red Day by creating a “human heart” to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach employees kicked-off National Heart Awareness Month by celebrating National Wear Red Day on Feb.
St. Mary Medical Center will be providing several diabetes screening and education programs during Diabetes Awareness Month in November including:
Free Diabetes Screenings
St. Mary Medical Center – 1050 Linden Ave, Long Beach (register at table in cafeteria hallway)
Thursday, November 8, 11:00 a.m.
In 2012, lung cancer will be the cause of an estimated 160,000 deaths in the United States and more than 200,000 new cases will emerge. It is the leading cancer killer of both men and women and more deaths can be attributed to lung cancer than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the community of Long Beach is invited to participate in the following events dedicated to breast cancer awareness:
Sep. 29, 2012 – Khmer Health Fair @ St. Mary Health Enhancement Center – 9:00 a.m.