Although our winter inversions are over, the invisible air quality issues associated with summertime ozone will soon begin. Wondering how ozone and particle pollution and climate change impact asthma? The American Lung Association is hosting a webcast for patients and caregivers to learn more about outdoor air quality, climate change and the impacts on asthma, including topics like:
- Climate change increase the risk that air pollution will worsen and increase the occurrence of
extreme weather events, such as drought, floods, wildfires, and tornadoes which can create
airborne irritants and allergens for individuals with asthma.
- People living with asthma face health risks from both ozone and particle pollution, as well as
impacts of extreme weather and airborne allergens.
- It may be harder to maintain your asthma management if you have to evacuate or repair your home after a flood or storm.
- There are tools and resources available to help manage asthma during extreme
WHAT YOU CAN DO
- Join the American Lung Association’s webcast on Thursday, May 23, 2019, 5:00pm ET: “Asthma & Climate Change: Tips All People with Asthma Should Know”. Click here to register today.