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
734 Programs Match Your Request. Showing Programs 101 - 120:
839 W. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85745
We see patients of all agaes and do education on meds, spacers, environment.
Maramar Plaza Ste 1250, Guaynabo, PR 00968
The Puerto Rico Coalition for Asthma & other chronic respiratory conditions is a non profit organization founded in 1991 to educate, enpowered & protect patients with respiratory conditions It has work with other groups to create a law to protect the right for students with asthma use their medications in school, by developing a protocol. Also worked with the PR lung association in patient education maters & activities. The Coalition delivers CME programs for health professsional as well as education to community based groups in areas of low income & disparities for kids.
P. O. Box 750, Polacca, AZ 86042
This program is just developing as a result of attending the Air Quality and Asthma Triggers Conference for Indian Country.
2121 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108
Safety net clinic providing bilingual care to underserved, primarily Spanish speaking community.
12, Pine Top, Barrington, RI 02806
Use-inhalers provides free online training to Asthma and COPD patients on how to properly use their inhalers and reduce the misuse of inhalers. Our Mission is to promote the importance of patient education on correct inhaler technique by educating the patients in the most simple and easy way to get better clinical outcome and better control over Asthma.
6290-D Ford-Wellpinit Road, Wellpinit, WA 99040
The Spokane Tribal Air Quality Program provides free home visits for families with asthma on the Spokane Indian Reservation.
Clay St, Darlington , WI 53530
Asthma ed in the hospital/clinc setting
229 South 7th Street, St. Maries, ID 83861
Community, Healthcare Provider
Rural community Asthma Education Program.
1520 Market, St. Louis , MO 63103
St. Louis is one of the states that has increased asthma rates for children. St. Louis City Health Department want to educate the community about Asthma and increase the number oc children who take their medicine and asthma actions plan to school, sports activities and child care facilities.
395 Mansfield Ave, Darien, CT 06820
K-5 elementary school
1190 St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505
New Mexico Council on Asthma is a coalition consisting of a diverse group of healthcare providers working together to improve the health and quality of life for New Mexicans with asthma.
2513 Southgate, Houston, TX 77030
Grassroots activist for Healthy Schools in Texas. Working to promote healthy school initiatives since 2001.
CHAMP - LeBonheur Children's Hospital - (Changing High-Risk Asthma in Memphis through Collaboration)
50 N. Dunlap Street, Memphis , TN 38103
CHAMP is a CMS Innovations project that involves implementing an asthma registry, providing community based education in homes and schools, and collaboration with community partners.
321 Westmoreland Lane, Saunderstown, RI 02874
Helping families live healthier, sustainable lives.
252 Chapman Road, Newark, DE 19702
Asthma reduction within primary care using a population health approach.
822 Pendleton Dr, Rio Rico, AZ 85648
Education & Prevention Network
987 St. Sebastian Way, Augusta, GA 30912
Coalition to increase asthma awareness in Augusta GA and surrounding community
8201 Corporate Drive, Landover, MD 20785
This FREE online course recognizes the critical role allied health professionals play in educating and caring for patients with asthma. Course content conforms with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) 2007 Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. This program has been approved for 7 CE credits by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) and 7 CRCE hours by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).
65 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ 08240
Teen Asthma Program