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More asthma information

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Air Quality

Factors in the outdoor environment can also trigger asthma. EPA provides daily updates on air quality forecasts to help asthma patients and other sensitive populations manage their exposure to environmental risks outdoors. Visit EPA's Air Quality Index site to see the air quality forecast for today.

Help Your Children Learn About Asthma and Have Fun

Check out Dusty The Asthma Goldfish and His Asthma Triggers Funbook: The Funbook includes children's games to teach children and their parents about asthma triggers and how to avoid them.

PARA PADRES E HIJOS - Échele un vistazo a revista de muñequitos del EPA, Dusty La Carpa Dorada del Asma y Sus Provocadores de Asma. La revista es una herramienta educacional para ayudar a padres e hijos a conocer más sobre las cosas que provocan los ataques de asma.

For Parents and Caregivers to Manage Asthma at Home:

Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma, a low-literacy asthma management guide. The brochure provides parents of children with asthma with the information they need to improve their children's quality of life. It is filled with tips on managing asthma by developing a management plan and following some simple steps to minimize exposure to asthma triggers found indoors and out. The brochure includes helpful visuals that display how to implement the suggested steps.

EPA's brochure, Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers: Your Children Will Breathe Easier, comes in multiple languages and is a handy resource for parents and caretakers of children with asthma. It describes five common environmental triggers and ways to reduce exposures to these triggers indoors. This tri-fold brochure is a handy resource for parents and caretakers of children with asthma. It discusses five common environmental triggers and ways to reduce exposures to these triggers indoors. Parents can follow the step-by-step guidance to reduce asthma triggers in their homes and minimize their children's exposure to triggers that may increase the number or severity of their asthma attacks.

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  To learn more about environmental triggers of asthma, visit the EPA website, which discusses asthma triggers.

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