May is Asthma Awareness Month
Participate in Asthma Awareness Month!
Each May, thousands of organizations across the U.S. join together for Asthma Awareness Month (AAM) in an effort to increase public awareness and improve the lives of children and families with asthma. Be part of this national effort to get asthma under control in communities nationwide!
Use the tools and resources identified below to plan and promote your program’s AAM activities and events.
Browse AAM Events
Identify Partners in Your Community
Find and Share Resources
Search the Resource Bank to inform your program’s work. The Resource Bank has everything from checklists and asthma action plans to education and outreach materials and community health worker tools.
To search for what you need, use the advanced search feature:
- Visit the Resource Bank.
- Click on the “show advanced search” button.
- Check the boxes under “Resource Category,” “Resource Type,” “Language,” “Literacy Level,” and “Target Audience” based on your resource needs.
- Click the “search” button at the bottom of the page.
- To start a new search, click the “start new search button.”
To share your program’s resources:
- Visit the Resource Bank.
- In the green box on the page, click the "add your resource" button.
- Complete the fields and upload your resource.
- Make sure to click the "save" button at the bottom of the page to add your resource.
- To add another resource, simply repeat steps 1-4 above.
Check out these Top Five Resources:
- Guide to Asthma Policy for Housing and Schools
American Lung Association
- School Flag Program
EPA Asthma Team
- Asthma Clinical Guidelines Flip Chart
AH! Asthma Health
- Asthma Triggers Coloring Book
EPA Region 4
- Environmental Improvements for Children’s Asthma: The Impact on Symptom Burden and Return on Investment of a Home-Based Environmental Assessment and Modification Project
American Lung Association of Minnesota
Plan AAM Events
Download EPA’s Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit, which features new ideas for outreach and awareness activities, tips for working with the media, success stories and much more.
Add AAM Events
Publicize your community’s AAM Event on the AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org Events Calendar. Make sure to designate it as an "Asthma Awareness Month" event so others can easily recognize that your event is part of this national effort.
Have Multiple Events?
Add each event separately to maximize your marketing impact. You’ll also be able to track how many people RSVP for each event.
Read and Share AAM Stories
After your event takes place, let other AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org members know how it went by writing a blog post. This is a quick, easy way to share your successes with the community. You can even upload pictures from your events! Your stories can also help others in planning their own successful events.
Find a Program
730 Programs Match Your Request. Showing Programs 1 - 20:
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW , Washington, DC 20009
Moms Clean Air Force is a national movement of more than 132,000 moms — and dads too! — who are protecting our children’s right to clean air. Moms Clean Air Force is a special project of the Environmental Defense Fund.
300 Highland Ave, Hanover, 17331
We are a new group with a desire for community outreach to those with asthma.
550 Washington St. S. , Twin Falls, ID 83303
We are a CAP weatherization program looking for partnerships in a Health Homes program. We would like asthma control to be a large portion of our efforts.
1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201
NW 931 Montefiore , Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Healthcare Provider, University
Our mission is to increase the scientific understanding of asthma/allergic diseases across all ages, to translate these findings into innovative approaches and to implement these approaches in the asthma community through an integrated Institute of scientists, clinicians, educators, patients and the community, thereby improving the health of asthma patients.
1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
Opportunity Council's Healthy Homes program brings together indoor air quality education, asthma trigger reduction, and Weatherization and Home Repair
8748 Overland Rd , Ward, CO 80481
Champ Camp changes the lives of children who suffer from asthma. The majority of them come from low-income families who, without support, cannot afford to send their kids to asthma camp. What is Champ Camp?? Champ Camp is an educational program and weeklong summer camp for children ages 7-14 with asthma. At camp children gain confidence in themselves and their ability to take control of their asthma.
2714 Hudson Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Coalition, Community, Non-profit
GHHI provides an innovative approach to addressing substandard housing by braiding together categorically separate but mission-related funding and programs, and by leveraging federal, state, local and philanthropic resources to create healthy, lead-safe and energy efficient homes across America. Launched in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the White House Office of Community Initiatives in 2009, GHHI is effectively transforming the housing intervention system at the local level.
1251 WEST 15TH ST., UPALND, 91786-2143
I SERVE THE VETERAN'S COMMUNITY AS THEIR DENTAL/MEDICAL ADVISER. I AM A FORMER CAPTAIN OF ARMY THE MSC AND DC ; AND NOW FOR OUR COLD WAR VETERANS COMMUNITY WHO OFTEN CALLS UPON ME FOR ADVICE IN DENTAL/MEDICAL MATTERS. I AM A LIFE MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF MILITARY SURGEONS -USA #17751 AND AM A FULL MEMBER OF THE NORTH AMERICAN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SOCIETY-FORENSICS; AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL TRAUMA WITH A CERTIFICATE IN WILDERNESS MEDICINE AND WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER HAVING BEEN DEPLOYED TO SUPER STORM SANDY RESCUE AND RECOVERY AS A TEAM LEADER TEAM RUBICON-USA A VETERAN'S SERVICE NGO IN NATIONAL DISASTERS. I AM ALSO FBI-CJIS-NCIC TRAINED IN FORENSICS AND A CALIF. LICENSED DENTIST
1190 S St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87505
The New Mexico Department of Health Asthma Program is part of the CDC’s National Asthma Control Program. The program works to improve asthma care and reduce asthma disparities in New Mexico.
4901 Lang Avenue NE Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Allergy and Airway disease program
2100 Washington Blvd., 2nd Floor, Arlington, VA 22204
1211 Brookavenue, Bronx, NY 10456
Community Environmental Health Initiative. The age range of the participants is 5-10 years old for elementary school participants. Activities focus on asthma - education, access to quality asthma care and changing lifestyles. The goal is to create awareness of the risk factors for asthma and identify items in the home that trigger asthma attack and avoid them
215 N. Mason Street, Fort Collins, CO 80522
Healthy Sustainable Homes is a free, volunteer driven program which conducts in depth home health assessments with a focus on biological pollutants, chemical contaminants and safety hazards. Our marketing efforts are targeted to homes with asthmatic children and the elderly.
227 W. Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601
340 Semianry Street, Kenansville, NC 28349
Best practice for asthma clients in pedicatrics
1101 Vermont ave, WDC, DC 20005
Asthma Utilization Project; educational disease management. We provide tools and information, one on one teaching and health fairs.
2426 E State Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Healthcare Provider, Non-profit
The Insectary, Northeastern IPM Center, Ithaca, NY 14853
The StopPests in Housing Program's goal is to improve pest control in affordable housing by teaching everyone who works, lives, and plays in housing how to use integrated pest management (IPM). Our experts are available for free to HUD-supported communities. Networked resources for all!