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Special Asthma Programs and Services for Patients

FEATURED ASTHMA PROGRAMS

THE HOME VISITING PROGRAM

The Baltimore City Health Department offers a childhood asthma program that provides care coordination and home visiting to high-risk children with asthma, who are referred by pediatricians, school staff or others.  The asthma program is free and children ages 2-18 are eligible to join.

Visit the Baltimore City Health Department site to learn more about the Asthma Home Visiting Program or click here to download a flyer about the program.  If you are interested in referring a patient to the Baltimore City Health Department Asthma Home Visiting Program, please click here for an English form and here for Spanish.

The Baltimore City Health Department has also created a valuable handout that can be distributed to patients with asthma.  Please click here to download your copy of the handout.

THE BREATHMOBILE

The University of Maryland Breathmobile is a custom-built pediatric asthma and allergy clinic that travels to almost two dozen schools. Since 2005, the Breathmobile has been providing ongoing asthma and allergy care to children.  Once onboard the children are given a comprehensive evaluation, testing and treatment. This evaluation can include the following: asthma focused history and physical, lung function testing, allergy skin testing, asthma education, medications, asthma devices and case management services. The Breathmobile has provided ongoing preventive asthma care to more than 800 children.

http://www.umm.edu/breathmobile/
Current Breathmobile Sites