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Schools

Asthma Friendly Schools  

The American Lung Association’s Asthma Friendly School Initiative provides resources to help local communities plan and implement asthma management programs within existing school structures. 

https://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/asthma/asthma-education-advocacy/asthma-friendly-schools-initiative/   

CDC’s Asthma Friendly Schools Initiative

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/asthma/creatingafs/index.htm


Assessment 

Is your school asthma friendly? Take this quick survey -  https://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/asthma/asthma-education-advocacy/asthma-friendly-schools-initiative/assessment-tool.html  

National Asthma Education Program Assessment https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/asthma/creatingafs/how_asthma_friendly.pdf


Asthma Management in Schools 

Managing Asthma in Schools

https://www.aafa.org/managing-asthma-in-school/   

Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools  

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/resources/lung/asth_sch.pdf  

Asthma Management in Schools 

https://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/asthma/asthma-education-advocacy/asthma-in-schools.html 


Resources 

This guidance provides schools with medical and environmental strategies to provide the greatest health impact on students with asthma. 

"Practical Guidance for Schools and School Districts: Enhancing School Wellness Policies to Protect Student Lung Health.”

(https://www.lung.org/assets/documents/asthma/practical-guidance.pdf

CDC’s School and Childcare Provider Resources

https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/schools.html  

Last updated May 31, 2019