Long Beach Health
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) has received its largest award ever — $22.7 million over five years — from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish an innovative research program that prepares underrepresented students for doctoral programs.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has received a $225,000 Covered California Navigator grant, aimed at increasing health insurance enrollment in the state. Covered California anticipates a total registration of 1.7 million Californians by the end of the coming open-enrollment period.
The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older.
The change in seasons and cooler weather is a reminder that it’s time for residents to get their annual flu shot.
Bicyclists from greater Long Beach and throughout the South Bay are planning to ride for a cause in the 2nd annual Long Beach AIDS Ride (LBAR) on Nov. 15. Funds from the ride will benefit The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, and the C.A.R.E.
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, the LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, the National Minority AIDS Council, and the Southern California Men’s Medical Group will host the Gay Men’s Health Summit on Saturday, October 11, 2014 to address gay and bisexual men’s health issues, including a troubling and continuing rise in HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announced the new Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year today, including Executive Committee and non-voting advisory members.
“Looking around the room at our first Board of Directors meeting, I was so impressed by the individuals who have committed to dedicate their time to the DLBA,” shared Hilda Sanchez, Board Chair.
Lou Anne Bynum
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that she has selected Long Beach City College (LBCC) Executive Vice President Lou Anne Bynum to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE).
The free Ninth Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Thursday, October 9, from 9 am to noon at the Long Beach Senior Center, 1150 East Fourth St.
“I want to encourage all seniors to attend the Health and Wellness fair,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, the Long Beach Fire Department, The PulsePoint Foundation and Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach are making the PulsePoint app available to individuals in the City of Long Beach.
Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.
The “I Dig Long Beach” tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride – it’s also providing a chance for local businesses to participate.