Does your program have a great resource you would like to share with other AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org members? If so, add your resource(s) to the Resource Bank. The Resource Bank also allows you to search for resources from other Network members that may be helpful in informing your work.
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This brochure offers tips on how to manage asthma and follow simple steps to minimize exposure to asthma triggers found indoors and out.
Asthma Care Plan/Action Plan, Brochure, English, Education/Outreach Materials, Spanish
Article posted in Allergy & Asthma Today Magazine, Winter 2013.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Education/Outreach Materials, Home/Housing, Other
The FlowBrush™ is the latest asthma monitoring technology developed to assist asthma patients. The FlowBrush Asthma Surveillance Telemedicine (FAST) is a national program helps identify asthma attacks at the earliest stages, allowing preventive measures to be implemented before expensive ER visits and hospital stays are needed.
Asthma Care Plan/Action Plan, Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, English, Implementation Guide, Program Management/Evaluation, Website
Meet the Breathe Easies! The world's most famous (and only) asthma-rock band, here to tell you about how to stop asthma triggers in your home!
English, Education/Outreach Materials, Spanish, Website
EPA’s Burn Wise program has developed the following public service announcements (PSAs) to promote cleaner wood-burning. The videos highlight the health effects related to PM exposure from residential wood smoke. These PSAs are free to use for air quality agencies, chimney sweeps, hearth retailers and others who want to promote the Burn Wise message.
English, Education/Outreach Materials, Website
Asthma Regional Council of New England - SlideShare
English, Environmental Assessment/Checklist, Presentation Slides, Program Management/Evaluation, Protocol, Website, School
2013 Alabama Asthma Burden Document
Environmental Management of Pediatric Asthma: Guidelines for Health Care Providers Archived Training Webinar, hosted by the Children's Environmental Health Network and the National Environmental Education Foundation
Asthma Care Plan/Action Plan, English, Education/Outreach Materials, Environmental Assessment/Checklist, Health Care Setting, Home/Housing, Training Materials, Website, Other, School
Wee Breathers™ is a very flexible and interactive program designed for asthma educators to reach families of pre-school-age children with asthma in their homes or in child care settings. The program consists of 7 one-hour lessons, two checklists for identifying asthma triggers in the home & in child care centers, and an instructor guide.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Education/Outreach Materials, Environmental Assessment/Checklist, Training Materials, Training/Educational Kit
Questions & Answers on Medicaid & Community-Based Asthma Interventions: Recent Changes & Future Steps
Effective January 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services is changing Medicaid regulations regarding which types of providers can be reimbursed for providing preventative services to Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries. This Question & Answer document explains how this important Medicaid change will impact coverage of the community-based interventions for low-income children with asthma.
Asthma Friendly Policies, Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, Community Setting, English, Education/Outreach Materials, Fact Sheet
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:
- The Breathe Easies
EPA Asthma Team
- Putting Together the Pieces to Manage Childhood Asthma
Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.
- Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma
EPA Asthma Team
- The Asthma Organizer
Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
- Dusty the Asthma Goldfish and his Asthma Triggers Funbook
EPA Asthma Team
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.