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Asthma Life Skills Academy for Adults (ALSAA)

The ALSAA Program:

The Asthma Life Skills Academy for Adults (ALSAA) program provides asthma and air quality education, case management services and resources for adults and seniors in Long Beach. The program is funded by the Port of Long Beach Mitigation Grants Program.

ALSAA Program Fact Sheet

For more information on asthma or air quality please visit: Environmental Protection Agency Air Now or Asthma Programs

As of October 1, 2015, BOTH BUS PASS PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED:

  1. Bus Pass Program for adults and seniors:

     

    A 30 day bus pass for adults and seniors that live in Long Beach.
  2. Bus Pass Program for LBUSD High School students:

    Five (5) one-day bus passes for students that attend a LBUSD high school and live in Long Beach. School ID needed to verify school attendance.

Learning Objectives:

In this training, participants will:

  • Learn to define air pollution, its sources and its health impacts
  • Know and understand the Air Quality Index (AQI)
  • Identify air pollutants regulated by government agencies
  • Define asthma and identify its triggers and ways to reduce indoor and outdoor air pollution
  • Identify online resources on asthma and air pollution

Eligibility and Other Information:

Adults and Seniors: (Ages 18 and over) - 30 Day Bus Pass

  • This program is only for adults and seniors (ages 18 and over) who live in the City of Long Beach.
  • In order to receive your bus pass you must answer at least 70% of the questions correct. 70% is 11 questions correct out of 15.
  • The Long Beach Transit bus passes are limited in quantity. Only 120 bus passes will be awarded to the first 120 individuals that pass the training.
  • One bus pass per person

LBUSD High School Students: Five 1-day Bus Passes

  • This program is only for LBUSD High School students who live in the City of Long Beach. School ID needed.
  • In order to receive your bus pass you must answer at least 70% of the questions correct. 70% is 11 questions correct out of 15.
  • The Long Beach Transit bus passes are limited in quantity. Only 160 sets of bus passes will be awarded to the first 160 students that pass the training.
  • One set of passes per student.

How To Obtain A Bus Pass:

Step 1: Read the training course materials (Lea los materiales de los cursos de formacion)

Training Course (English)
Curso de formacion (Espanol)

Step 2: Fill out and submit the questionnaire (Rellenar y enviar el cuestionario):

Questionnaire (English)
Cuestionario (Espanol)

Step 3: Obtain a bus pass (Obtenga un pase de autobus)

In person, you may bring your identification to:

City of Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services
2525 Grand Avenue, Room 220
Long Beach, CA 90815

Tuesday or Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you can not make those times call (562) 570-4168 for an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long is this course?

The reading material and the questionnaire could take you 30 - 60 minutes to complete.

How do I get through this course?

This course is broken up into three (3) sections. At the end of the third section, exit the course and click on the questionnaire link.

How many questions does the questionnaire have?

There are 15 questions related to this presentation. You must get 11 correct.

How do I know if I passed?

You will receive notice by email within 1-3 days of completing the course.

Can I retake the training?

Yes, if you do not pass the training. One bus pass per person.

What month is my bus pass good for?

Adults and Seniors: Your Long Beach Transit bus pass is good for 30 consecutive days after it is activated.

How long will this program go on?

The bus pass exchange program will end on September 30, 2015 or when we have distributed our designated number of bus passes, whichever comes first.

How do I receive my bus pass?

In person only. Please bring your identification to:

City of Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services
2525 Grand Avenue, Room 220
Long Beach, CA 90815
Tuesday or Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you can not make those times call (562) 570-4168 for an appointment. We are unable to mail bus passes to you

Asthma Information Hotline:

The ALSAA program is pleased to offer the Information Hotline, which provides information on asthma and its triggers.

AsthmaInformationHotline

ALSAA Cumulative Report 2011-2013

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