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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.

Resource Bank

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Wellapets is an educational virtual pet game for phones and tablets which teaches and motivates kids ages 6-11 to manage asthma by caring for a lovable pet that also has asthma. Wellapets is created by LifeGuard Games in Boston with pediatricians and other clinicians in the area.
Asthma Care Plan/Action Plan, Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, Community Setting, English, Day Care, Education/Outreach Materials, Health Care Setting, Reference Guide, Training/Educational Kit, Spanish, Website, Other, Quality Improvement, School, Other
No reviews to date.
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This questionnaire created by Nemours is designed to prepare advocates to engage in a dialogue with their state Medicaid officials about pursuing this new option.
English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Other
No reviews to date.
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The Alliance for Health Reform and the Kaiser Family Foundation discuss the basics of Medicaid and its role in the health care system.
English, Education/Outreach Materials, Video (VHS or DVD), Website
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The Affordable Care Act expands Medicaid significantly. This primer, from Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, examines how the Medicaid program is structured, who it covers, what services it provides, how it is financed and how much it costs. It also provides an overview of how Medicaid will change under the health reform law.
English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Other
No reviews to date.
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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
No reviews to date.
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This is the State Plan Amendment (SPA) used by Multnomah County Environmental Health to add their Targeted Case Management- Healthy Homes Program to Oregon's State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act - Medical Assistance Program.
English, Other, Other
No reviews to date.
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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
No reviews to date.
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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
No reviews to date.
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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
No reviews to date.
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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
No reviews to date.

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

Check out the Events Calendar and use the widget on the lower left of the page to search for AAM events in your community!

Join the national effort in promoting Asthma Awareness. Put this widget on your Web page. Click here for the code!

Identify Partners in Your Community

Search the Community Program Profiles on AsthmaCommunityNetwork.org to find programs in your area to partner with and host events. Promote your events by posting them on the Events Calendar!

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:

  1. Visit the Resource Bank.
  2. Click on the “show advanced search” button.
  3. Check the boxes under “Resource Category,” “Resource Type,” “Language,” “Literacy Level,” and “Target Audience” based on your resource needs.
  4. Click the “search” button at the bottom of the page.
  5. To start a new search, click the “start new search button.”

To share your program’s resources:

  1. Visit the Resource Bank.
  2. In the green box on the page, click the "add your resource" button.
  3. Complete the fields and upload your resource.
  4. Make sure to click the "save" button at the bottom of the page to add your resource.
  5. To add another resource, simply repeat steps 1-4 above.

Check out these Top Five Resources:

  1. The Breathe Easies
    EPA Asthma Team
  2. Putting Together the Pieces to Manage Childhood Asthma
    Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.
  3. Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma
    EPA Asthma Team
  4. The Asthma Organizer
    Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
  5. 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.

View Popular Videos, Podcasts and Webinars

Check out the videos, podcasts and webinars pages to learn about variety of asthma management topics.

 
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