American Lung Association

Cover art for the January 2022 issue of OCB's Dining, Art, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for January 09 through January 15 include a Pacific tsunami, COVID-19, and bulky-item drop-off in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for JJanuary 09 through January 15 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Tsunami advisory issued for …continue reading

featured graphic for American Lung Association using new logo

Today, Governor Newsom proposed the California State Budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 with major proposals targeting COVID-19 and Climate Change. In response, California leaders with the American Lung Association issued the following statements: Erica Costa, California Advocacy Director: We are pleased that the Governor has identified defeating COVID-19 as the …continue reading

Climate change is a public health emergency. Longer and more severe wildfire seasons due to rising global temperatures produce harmful smoke with far-reaching health impacts. In 2020, there was 57,000 wildfires in the U.S. that resulted in over 10.3 million acres burned, compared with 4.7 million acres in 2019.Smoke exposure …continue reading