More than 1 million North Carolina adult and youth residents have been diagnosed with asthma. It is the most common chronic disease among children causing school absences.
Through collaboration with members of the UNC-CEHS Cardiopulmonary Disease Research Focus Area and the Stakeholder Advisory Board, the CEC provides module materials, activities, and trainings to inform public health professionals and the public about air pollution and health.
*NEW* Environmental Asthma Triggers Online Module
Public health professionals can learn about environmental exposures that worsen asthma and some evidence-based strategies to reduce those exposures. Educational materials can be used with populations of varying literacy levels to help them understand current environmental health research about asthma and allergies and its implications for their daily lives.
- Asthma Demonstration
- What Does Asthma Look Like?
- Narrowing Airways Race
- Matching Asthma Triggers and Solutions
- Environmental Asthma Triggers Kit