The Pasadena Public Health Department partners with the community and local organizations to provide health services and conduct policy planning to improve the quality of life for Pasadena residents and future generations. To join a collaborative or for more information, contact our collaboratives below.
Maternal, Child Adolescent Health (MCAH) Collaborative
Agencies and individual professionals working with low-income women of reproductive age, infants, children, and adolescents are invited to participate in the MCAH Collaborative and the Pasadena Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Coalition. Through policy, planning, review of legislative policies that impact the MCAH population, and collaborative efforts, we strive to achieve optimal health and well-being for our community. Join us as we endeavor to promote healthy lifestyle choices for healthy families and children by calling (800) 304-0015.
Pasadena Tobacco Prevention Coalition
The mission of the Pasadena Tobacco Prevention Coalition is to preserve and protect the health and well-being of individuals who live, work and play in Pasadena communities and the surrounding area and provide education with regard to the harmful effects of tobacco, tobacco smoke, and new and emerging products among youth and underserved populations. The coalition:
- Partners with the local Pasadena Public Health Department to provide input to the Comprehensive Tobacco Control Plan to reduce a youth’s easy access to tobacco products, reduce the public’s exposure to secondhand smoke, and to counter pro-tobacco influences with public health media campaigns
- Educates the community about the harmful effects about tobacco use and emerging tobacco products such e-cigarettes
- Promotes smoking cessation resources through 1-800-NO-BUTTS to help local residents to quit smoking
- Works with the youth coalition Pasadena Cigarette Stompers to further protect youth from tobacco use
Adults looking for more information on joining this coalition, call (626) 744-6142.