Online Resources

Live Healthy PA

LiveHealthyPA improves health outcomes for Pennsylvanians by connecting communities, schools, organizations and health teams together.

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.

Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH)

Provides state-wide resources, information on a wide range of health issues

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Information and resources on asthma and other diseases

Community Asthma Prevention Program of Philadelphia (CAPP)

Asthma prevention and outreach 215-590-5020

PA Integrated Pest Management

IPM is a stepwise approach to pest management that combines accurate knowledge of the pest and level of potential harm with multiple tactics to prevent, reduce or eliminate pests

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Provides links to asthma related resources and publications

Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey

The Pediatric / Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ) is a project of the American Lung Association in New Jersey (ALANJ).  The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives, improve lung health and prevent lung disease. ALANJ works throughout the state to achieve these goals through education, advocacy and research.

Delaware Asthma Consortium

To improve the health status and quality of life of Delaware residents and their families affected by asthma.

Allergy and Asthma Network – Mothers of Asthmatic’s Inc.

Patient Education, Support for parents with asthma, information available in Spanish 1-800-878-4403

Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco

The Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco (PACT) is a statewide coalition dedicated to strengthening tobacco control laws across the Commonwealth.

Allergy Resource Center

Allergies to fragrances and other allergy information

Allergy Resources for School Nurses

Allergy resources for school nurses and child care professionals

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

Diagnosis, treatment, support, organizations, resources, asthma in the news, section just for kids 1-800-822-2762

American Academy of Family Physicians

Asthma education and resources

Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and Foundation

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Advocacy, publications, professional education, resources 1-888-227-1770

American Association of Respiratory Care

Respiratory care professionals.  AARC also provides the Peak Performance USA [http://www.peakperformanceusa.info/] program which connects families, students ans school staff with qualified respiratory therapists to begin asthma education programs.

American College of Chest Physicians

Resources for medical professionals

American Medical Association

Patient education, publications and resources

American Thoracic Society

Contains an asthma center

Association of Asthma Educators

Links to asthma educator resources and tools

Asthma Action in America

Guides on how to control asthma for yourself and others

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Links to patient education programs, tool free help-line to request literature and physician referrals 1-800-7-ASTHMA
Asthma PACT (Personalized Assessment and Control Tool)

Asthma Clinical Research Network

Clinical trials for evaluation of new and existing therapeutic approaches

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Links to asthma resources and publications

Center for Health Care Strategies

Asthma education and resources, asthma toolkit

Care coordination services for families of children with asthma in Philadelphia 1-800-610-6000

Community Action to Fight Asthma

Asthma resources and publications

Consortium on Children’s Asthma Camps

Includes a directory of children’s asthma camps

Determined to Quit

Pennsylvania’s largest resource for tobacco cessation. Motivates and teaches individuals on tobacco cessation.

EVERYDAYKIDZ

Online tools to help parents in teaching their kids about asthma

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)

Asthma education and resources for patients and providers

HealthCare.gov

A consumer website that provides transparency into the health care marketplace.  Through HealthCare.gov, individuals will have more control over their health care as informed and empowered consumers.

Healthline: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

COPD resources for individuals and/or their loved ones

Healthline: Understanding as Asthma Attack

Learn exactly what happens in the body when as asthma attack occurs – from the mucus that builds up in the lungs to the dangerous swelling and constriction of the airways – and how you can prevent long-term damage to your airways.

Iggy and The Inhalers

Iggy and The Inhalers teaches kids about asthma using comics and videos. Iggy was created by a pediatric allergist.

interactive Asthma Action Plan (iAAP)

interactive Asthma Action Plan (iAAP) is an interactive resource tool for providers to assess, monitor and  manage asthma.  Versions of this resource can be downloaded for use in web-based, desktops, networks, and electronic health records.

Lungtropolis

Interactive game teaches young children asthma basics.

Medline Plus

Asthma related medical journal articles

Mesothelioma and Asbestos Information

Providing mesothelioma and asbestos information to patients

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

Resources for patients and their families

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP)

Asthma information for patients, schools and the public

National Association of School Nurses

Journal of School Nursing

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and child health information on asthma

National Center for Health Statistics — Asthma Fast Stats

Find statistics on asthma

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

Updated guidelines, resources and trainings

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Asthma and Allergy Prevention

This website explains which allergens and irritants are most common to each season of the year

 National Institute of Health

research, funding, general lung health

Serenta Flowers

Guide to allergies and asthma

The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth

Educational lesson plans and activities for health related issues. Activities are broken down into grade ranges. To find asthma lessons search for the keyword “asthma”.

Winning with Asthma

The coach’s asthma clipboard program was created so coaches could learn about asthma, how it affects and athlete’s ability to compete and how the coach can help athletes manage their symptoms while playing their very best.

American Lung Association PA
Pennsylvania Department of Health
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