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October 2017

October 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Delaware Asthma Consortium says THANK YOU for all your work to support lung health!

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November 2017

November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

EPA is offering a free new evidence-based training for health care professionals on Particle Pollution and Your Patients’ Health  The course is designed for family medicine physicians, internists, pediatricians, occupational and rehabilitation physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, asthma educators, pulmonary specialists, cardiologists, and other medical professionals. The course is available online at https://www.epa.gov/particle-pollution-and-your-patients-health. Course Objective Upon completing this course, you will be able to Explain what size particles are the greatest health concern and where and when they are a problem. Identify how particle…

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November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Great publication in the October issue of the Delaware Journal of Public Health on Public Health, Climate + Health  in Delaware.  Not only does the journal highlight the impact of climate change in Delaware, but there are several references to the impact of climate change and asthma. Read the October issue at –  https://issuu.com/dam-dpha/docs/djph_october2017

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November 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, November 15th at the Delaware Children’s Museum from 5pm-7pm for a fun-filled evening at the Delaware Children’s Museum!  Learn tips on better asthma management plus enjoy the great activities at the Delaware Children’s Museum.  Free resources, programs and spacers will be available for those who need it! Giveaways and raffle items!  The cost is just $2 per person which is the museum entry fee.

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November 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The third Thursday in November marks the Great American Smokeout Challenge where people who smoke are encouraged to quit for 24 hours in hopes they will continue for the rest of their lives. Mark your calendars for Thursday, November 16th, 2017 and encourage those around you to quit for good. What can you do to help? Create a quit kit and fill it with hard candy/mints, gum, water bottle, stress ball, and inspirational quotes.  Be creative! Support the individual with…

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December 2017

December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Stay up-to-date on asthma resources and programs in the state of Delaware!   Next Meeting: When: Friday, December 1, 2017 Time: 9:00 am -11:00 am Where: We will meet in person in Kent County (location TBD) or conference call How to get involved?  Contact Nicole Goldsboro, nicole.goldsboro@lung.org or 302-737-6414 x 516  

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December 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

American Lung Association & Bayhealth’s Breathe Well, Live Well- Adult Asthma Management Program  Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Milford Memorial Hospital 21 W. Clarke Ave., Milford, DE 19963 Conference Room A All participants will receive a free Breathe Well Live Well Self Help Guide, asthma management tools and an incentive just for attending! For more information and/or to register: Call Nicole Goldsboro, American Lung Association in Delaware at 302-737-6414 x516

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April 2018

April 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

2018 NPHW Daily Themes: Get The Facts “Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together.” MONDAY Advocate for and promote well-being Focus on and advocate for improved access to mental and behavioral health services. Use education and training to destigmatize mental health diagnoses and encourage people experiencing mental illness to seek treatment. Coverage for mental health services must be on par with physical health services in all health insurance coverage. TUESDAY Learn about ways to prevent disease transmission Wash your hands. Know…

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April 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

My name is Torrin Davis and I have started work as the new Program Specialist for the American Lung Association in Delaware. I’m excited to begin work with the DE Asthma Consortium and all of our members. I am genuinely looking forward to having the opportunity to meet many of you and I am excited about the projects that we will be working on together in the near future. I am pleased to announce the next DE Asthma Consortium Meeting…

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May 2018

May 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

May is Asthma Awareness Month!  Take action during this time to build awareness about asthma.  You can do this by sharing asthma information at your school or organization, or participate at a Delaware Asthma Consortium event! There are so many ways to become involved. Contact Allison Zuber, Delaware Asthma Consortium Coordinator to learn all the ways to help build support for those who have asthma.  You can reach Allison at (302) 266-2417 or Allison.Zuber@lung.org.

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