NEW! 'Breathe 1-2-3' - a virtual asthma education pilot workshop
Participate in pilot testing our new 'Breathe 1-2-3' Asthma Education Program. (Open to children aged 8 to 10 with physician-diagnosed asthma)
Asthma is the number one reason kids miss school. Take steps to avoid the September peak.
Back to school is just around the corner, but are you ready for it? We’re not talking about pencils and erasers – we want every child who has asthma to be prepared for the school season. Our infographic sets out the four key things you and your child need to know – the first being that incidence of asthma attacks peak in September. Here’s how to get ready.
Read through the details of the four most important things you can do to help your child.
- 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)