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Asthma

Allergy & Asthma Network

Provides practical, easy-to-understand information on asthma and allergies and medically accurate ways to prevent and control symptoms.
8229 Boone Boulevard, Vienna, Virginia 22182
(800) 878-4403
allergyasthmanetwork.org

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

Offers educational resources and advocacy for all those affected by asthma and allergies. Find out about local chapters in your area. Go online to read about food allergies and asthma triggers.
8201 Corporate Drive, Landover, Maryland 20785
(800) 727-8462
aafa.org

Breathing Association

Offers chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) services; and a free Lung Health Clinic and Mobile Medical Unit that provides caring medical and nursing services from a skilled professional staff. They also provide help with winter heating and summer cooling programs through HEAP, electric bill assistance and window air conditioners to those without central air for households who are medically needy. Sign up to receive free air quality alerts through the MORPC (Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission) Air Quality Awareness Program.
1520 Old Henderson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 457-4570
breathingassociation.org

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Healthy Homes Program

Provides assistance and advice on creating a safe home environment. This program is for eligible residents in Columbus and Worthington. Services include:

  • Phone consultations
  • Information on asthma triggers and other household dangers
  • Mandatory lead inspections for homes with lead poisoned children (Lead Poisoning Prevention Program)
  • Free HEPA vacuum loan for lead hazard clean-up
  • Presentations to Columbus community organizations, neighborhood associations, day care centers, and school staff
  • Displays of healthy home educational information at fairs and special events
  • Referrals to services for landlords, tenants, and homeowners

240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Healthy Homes Contact: (614) 645-8191
Lead Poisoning Contact: (614) 724-6000
columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/healthy-homes

Consortium on Children’s Asthma Camps

Coordinates the activities of asthma camps nationwide, provides camper information and a database on asthma camps.
490 Concordia Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103
(651) 227-8014
asthmacamps.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Allergy & Immunology Clinic

Offers diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases for patients from birth through age 21. The clinic’s expansive range of services includes allergy consultations, allergy shots, comprehensive asthma management plans, skin testing and more. On their website they also provide informational allergy videos and asthma resources.
555 South 18th Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-5500
nationwidechildrens.org/allergy-asthma
To view asthma resources: nationwidechildrens.org/asthma-resources

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Pulmonary Medicine

Diagnoses and manages all acute and chronic respiratory disorders and diseases in children, including asthma and cystic fibrosis.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-4766
nationwidechildrens.org/pulmonary-medicine

Sesame Street in the Communities

Offers providers and parents resources to help children thrive and deal with some common issues that affect children’s lives. Explore topics related to health and wellness, social-emotional skills, and school readiness.

1900 Broadway, New York, New York 10023
(212) 595-3456
sesamestreetincommunities.org
To view their additional toolkit: sesamestreet.org/toolkits