May is National Asthma Awareness Month and World Asthma Day will be observed on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Several resources that may be helpful for your asthma activities are available on the National Environmental Education Foundation's website http://neefusa.org/health/asthma/index.htm :
- EPA's Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit- provides ideas and strategies for hosting asthma awareness events, guidance on partnership development, resources for kids, and media relations outreach activities.
- CDC's asthma website and public health tracking network.
- CDC's Vital Signs- the asthma edition will be released on May 3, along with an accompanying MMWR, Fact Sheet, and press release.
- NEEF's Pediatric Asthma tools and resources.