LBACA leads free asthma workshop at Mark Twain Library

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Anaheim Street Community Police Center will host a presentation from the Long Beach Alliance For Children With Asthma on Tuesday, February 16 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Mark Twain Library.

Together We Can Control Asthma will include topics such as: learning about the medications, triggers, gadgets and symptoms of asthma as well as about what to do when asthma symptoms get worse.

In addition to the workshop on Tuesday, LBACA offers asthma educational classes twice a month to help those with respitory problems understand what asthma is, how to identify triggers, asthma signs, asthma medications and gadgets, and how to work with your provider.

Classes are free. For a schedule or to RSVP, contact Gerardo Gomez (562)366-5919.

This free asthma workshop will be presented in English with Khmer and Spanish translation available. To reserve your space or for more information, call (562) 570-1691 or e-mail

Mark Twain Library is located at 1401 East Anaheim Street. Free parking is available in the library parking lot.

The Long Beach Alliance for Children with Asthma, started in 1999, is a partnership to improve the lives of children with asthma in the Long Beach community. LBACA operates an asthma resource center and also teams up with communities to develop asthma-friendly environments and policies. The Alliance is active in mobilizing the community to respond to air quality issues, both indoors and outdoors.

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