Posts Tagged ‘California School-Based Health Alliance’

National School-Based Health Center Asthma Learning Collaborative

February 2, 2016

Regional Asthma Management and Prevention (RAMP) is a project of the Public Health Institute to reduce the burden of asthma through a broad and comprehensive approach ranging from clinical management to environmental protection. RAMP is working in partnership with the California School-Based Health Alliance and the School-Based Health Alliance to...

Asthma Environmental Intervention Guide for SBHCs

August 20, 2015

The California School-Based Health Alliance has teamed up with Regional Asthma Management and Prevention to develop a tool to support school-based health center (SBHC) staff in implementing and leading strategies to reduce exposure to environmental asthma triggers. The Asthma Environmental Intervention Guide for SBHCs describes the relationship between asthma...

California Enacts Sweeping Vaccination Law

July 6, 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on June 30 that will require most schoolchildren in his state to receive scheduled vaccines. The new law removes the personal belief exemption, allowing exemption only for medical reasons. This is only the third law of its kind in the...

Hallways to Health Spotlight: California

April 15, 2015

Starting the School Day with a Healthy Breakfast In partnership with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, our YMCA Youth Wellness Team arrived at school an hour early to promote school breakfast. The youth wellness team gave out incentives to all the students who participated, prepared yogurt parfaits...

Protecting CHIP: Critical to the Health of Kids and Teens in California and Across the Country

January 6, 2015

By Lisa Eisenberg, Senior Policy Analyst, California School-Based Health Alliance In January, a new Congress will convene in Washington, DC. Included in the long list of legislation they must consider is a program of critical importance to school-based health care—the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Enacted in 1997, CHIP...