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  • Public Health Nursing
    Monterey County Health Department

1270 Natividad Road; Salinas, CA 93906

Tel (831) 755-4630 or 755-4500

Website: www.mtyhd.org

Services:

Case management and home visits for individuals living with chronic diseases such as asthma and diabetes; weight management issues. Also seen are high-risk pregnant women; children of substance-abusing mothers; and children at risk for child abuse, neglect or developmental delay. Clients are seen by a team of nurses and registered dietitians. Call the above number to make a referral or for more information on public nursing services.

  • American Cancer Society
    945 South Main Street, Suite 201; Salinas, CA 93901

Tel (831) 442-2992 or call the 24/7 helpline at (800) 227-2345

Website: www.cancer.gov

Services:

Information, in English and Spanish, offered by the National Cancer Institute.

  • Central California Alliance for Health
    950 East Blanco Road, Suite 101; Salinas, CA 93901

Tel (831) 755-6000 ext. 5580 (Health Education)

Website: www.ccah-alliance.org

Services:

Various health education programs for Medi-Cal recipients who are members of the Alliance. Information and referral for asthma and diabetes management, prenatal and postpartum programs, breastfeeding support, smoking cessation, weight management and woman’s health.

 

 

Agency: BREATHE CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL COAST Description:

Nonprofit organization which provides information on lung health and education on asthma to improve the health of local communities focused on lung health and related environmental issues.

Website:

http://www.breathecentral.org

Program: Health Education Description:

Provides school classes, support groups, camp experience for asthma, tobacco cessation for adult and youth, public outreach and education on lung disease. Also advocates for policy change to improve factors contributing to lung disease and to improve lung health outcomes.

Eligibility:

Open to all.

Fees:

No fee

Application Process:

Call

Documents required:

None

Phone:

831-373-5530

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