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A half-day event March 31 from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM ET, the 2021 Asthma Convening will explore best practices and emerging issues in comprehensive asthma programming as well as policy considerations for asthma advocates in 2021 and beyond. This virtual event is an opportunity to learn more about GHHI's National Initiative for Asthma Reimbursement, network with asthma programs operating across the country, and explore opportunities to take your program to the next level.
Environmental Assessment/Checklist, Presentation Slides
This toolkit assists students with asthma and allergies and their families practice consistent management of their conditions at school.
Document (PDF, Word, Excel), School
The California Healthy Housing Coalitions strongly encourages the use of IPM as a safer and more effective approach to pest management, particularly in multifamily housing. IPM has proven to be an effective, long-term solution to pest problems while reducing exposure to pesticides. The three videos below make the case for landlords and property managers to adopt an IPM approach at their properties by describing what IPM is, what its benefits are, and how to transition a property to IPM. Additional resources are available below.
COVID-19, Asthma and Equity: What We’re Learning and Doing
Education/Outreach Materials, Website
Wide variety of healthy homes resources maintained by Kevin Kennedy at Children's Mercy Kansas City
In light of the many changes that the coronavirus pandemic is creating, on April 3, 2020, RAMP hosted a webinar, Virtual Asthma Home Visits to learn more about virtual asthma home visits, share resources, and try to solve challenges related to implementation.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, English, Training/Educational Kit
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands.
SMOKE-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING
The short consumer guide covers portable air cleaners and furnace or HVAC filters used in a home. It includes tips for selecting a portable air cleaner, furnace filter, or HVAC filter.
The Asthma Management Academy (AsMA) is a free training program for community health workers and educators using national asthma guidelines.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, Training Materials