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Join the US EPA in the national effort to raise asthma awareness during Asthma Awareness Month. Host activities to educate people in your community about comprehensive asthma management. Download EPA’s Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit featuring new ideas for outreach and awareness activities, tips for working with the media, success stories, and much more.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, Community Setting, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Education/Outreach Materials, Health Care Setting, Reference Guide, Home/Housing, Implementation Guide, Training/Educational Kit, School
John E. Snyder, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, January 2016 This report reviews select health services research findings on Community Health Worker (CHW) utilization that are relevant to U.S. policymakers and considers the key challenges to fully realizing the potential for CHWs to improve health care delivery.
English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Other
Toolkits for safe homes, clean air, healthy lives.
English, Home/Housing, Website
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has announced more than $1.6 billion in funding for school districts nationwide to help students manage their asthma.
Asthma Friendly Policies, English, Other, Other
The California School Environmental Health and Asthma Collaborative (SEHAC) is comprised of government, education and non-profit organizations assembled to increase the K–12 school community's awareness of the importance of addressing indoor air quality and asthma issues. To serve your needs, we've developed Asthma QuickTakes, a series of 3- to 5-minute training videos on asthma, created specifically for schools.
Asthma Care Plan/Action Plan, Asthma Friendly Policies, English, Video (VHS or DVD), School
Childhood asthma rates appear to have stopped rising among many U.S. groups, but not among the poorest kids or children aged 10 and older, a study by Lara J. Akinbami, Alan E. Simon, and Lauren M. Rossen suggests.
English, Other, Other
Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest
English, Other, Other
The number of Americans diagnosed with asthma has grown dramatically, with high-crime cities being hit especially hard. In a joint report with The Detroit News, special correspondent Indira Lakshmanan examines emerging research that indicates stress, abuse and violence may play as big a role as physical factors in triggering both asthma attacks and the development of the chronic disease.
English, Other, Other
These case studies highlight four school-based health centers that have successfully incorporated asthma environmental interventions into their scope of work.
English, Other, School
When integrated into the electronic health record (EHR) and clinical workflow, clinical decision support (CDS) can enhance health care quality and improve patient outcomes.1 Using computerized alerts, reminders, forms, templates, data reports, evidence-based protocols, and other tools, CDS organizes, filters, and presents clinical knowledge and patient-specific information to guide decisions at the point of care.2 This brief discusses how an asthma CDS tool can promote the consistent use of clinical practice guidelines for asthma, and how incorporating a referral form template can promote wider use of in-home asthma programs as an effective complement to asthma care in clinical settings.
Document (PDF, Word, Excel)