Wilmington Community Clinic: Improving Access to Asthma and Respiratory Health Care in Near-Port Communities

As we know, air pollution can lead to severe health problems. California encounters about half the amount of polluted air throughout the United States. With San Pedro and Wilmington residents encountering high pollution, it is important to keep the community informed and to take action for cleaner air.   Wilmington Community Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), has helped provide many families living in Wilmington, San Pedro, and the surrounding Los […]

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Los Angeles Walks, making a difference in the Wilmington and San Pedro area

Los Angeles Walks is a pedestrian advocacy non-profit that partnered with Wilmingtonand San Pedro families to organize the State of the Streets press conference for the WilmingtonCalles Seguras, Familias Sanas (Wilmington Safe Streets, Healthy Families) project. During thisconference, the recent graduates of the Safe Street Promotore Educator Program shared thelessons from their training and their […]

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May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month! We at Harbor Community Benefit Foundation want to keep you best informed on asthma wellness and management.   Asthma is a chronic lung condition that causes difficulty with breathing. When someone has an asthma attack, swelling throughout the airway occurs, leading to wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, […]

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Noise: More Than Just a Nuisance

Noise is all around you. Whether we like it or not, it occurs at all hours, day and night. All residents are exposed to some level of noise, but we never consider it to be an environmental impact that can even affect one’s health. Environmental noise pollution does just that, and is of greatest concern for those living near busy roadways, […]

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