If your child has asthma, make sure that they're prepared for "the September Spike". It's one of the most challenging times of the year for patients with asthma, due to allergens and leaf mold, among other triggers.
Asthma is the number one reason kids miss school. Our infographic sets out the four key things you and your child need to know:
- Use medication as prescribed by your physician
- Control allergies
- Create an asthma action plan
- Avoid getting sick by practicing good hygiene
More childhood asthma resources
Watch our Childhood Asthma Video Guide for Parents & Caregivers.
Download Asthma Action Plans for Children (ages 1-5 and 6-18). Action plans help patients take control of their asthma, know when to adjust their medications and decide when to seek urgent care. Well-controlled asthma can reduce hospitalizations, emergency visits, urgent physician visits and missed school days.
Find here a comprehensive list of BC Pediatric Asthma Clinics.
Watch our World Asthma Day Talk 2021 Webinar Recording. (BC asthma experts addressed the latest findings on diagnosis and treatment for children/adults)