By Melissa Sherman, BSN, RN

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects millions of Americans. Although asthma cannot be cured, it can be controlled and we have a NEW Six Key Steps Video to help you do just that!

Watch The Six Key Steps Video to learn about important steps to follow to keep your asthma under control such as reducing and avoiding triggers.

This new video is available in English and Spanish!

Are You the Parent of a Child with Asthma?

Check out the
Breathe Easies at www.noattacks.org for tips on how to get rid of asthma triggers that may be making your child’s asthma worse!

Winter months are also peak months to get the flu which can worsen asthma symptoms.
Arm yourself with an annual flu shot! For information go to http://www.state.nj.us/health/flu/index.shtml

*Remember that NJ requires a seasonal flu vaccine yearly by December 31st for children ages 6-59 months who are in a licensed child care setting.
http://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/cc_preschool_requirements-parents.pdf