Throughout our history, our local work has been groundbreaking, often setting the pace for change around the state and nation. We are proud to have helped lead the charge against lung disease through the following work:

Lung Disease

  • We developed the original Camp Superstuff curricula for asthmatic children which has been used nationwide for many years.
  • We have among the longest running patient support groups, equipment provision programs and patient education programs in the nation.

School-Site Programming

  • First agency to bring health education curricula into local classrooms (1940s)

TB Prevention Partnership

  • We chair one of only three coalitions in the country that utilizes a community-wide model for TB prevention and education

Clean Air Projects

  • We are instrumental in passing groundbreaking local transportation policies, environmental protections (such as wood burning restrictions) as well as the state's smog-check law.