Staying Healthy During
If you live with lung diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, taking steps to avoid getting sick is especially important as you are at greater risk of developing a more severe case. Respiratory Health Association has developed a number of resources to help.
2020 Virtual CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour
An Update on Our 2020 Ride
For 24 years, we have enjoyed building a community of riders, supporters, volunteers and friends through our annual charity bike tour, which benefits Respiratory Health Association’s community lung health work. This year we are excited to announce the first ever Virtual CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour, so that we can ride safely while still supporting healthy lungs and clean air for all!
Flu Season Approaches
A Flu Shot Protects You and Your Community
Vaccines are a safe and important part of medical care for everyone. Regular immunizations prevent common bugs like the flu and limit the spread of disease through our communities. As COVID-19 continues to spread, getting a flu shot is more important than ever.
What You Should Know About Vaping
When it comes to electronic cigarettes, separating fact from fiction can be a challenge. Know the truth about vaping and how it can affect your health.
HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL
Join us September 29 as we welcome Dr. Khalilah Gates who will share early knowledge on the relationship between COPD and COVID-19, prevention tips, and risk factors for those living with COPD and other lung diseases.
As teen vaping rates soar – a recent CDC report says 32.7% of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2019, a 148% increase from 2017 – there is growing concern over how using these products can impact health, especially as COVID-19 continues to spread.