• COVID-19 Updates

    Staying Healthy During

    COVID-19 Pandemic

    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.

  • E-Cigarettes 101

    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

NEW WEBINAR SERIES
COPD & COVID-19: A Conversation with a Front-line Provider

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.

NEW E-CIGARETTE USAGE DATA
Teen Vaping Rates Rise as Researchers Find Link to COVID-19

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.

A HEALTHIER FUTURE
Double Your Impact on Lung Health with a Gift to RHA
Give today to fight lung disease and help us continue offering important programs in communities throughout Illinois and beyond. A group of generous donors will match all gifts through September, up to $10,000.
RESPIRATORY HEALTH ASSOCIATION'S MISSION IS TO PREVENT LUNG DISEASE, PROMOTE CLEAN AIR AND HELP PEOPLE LIVE BETTER THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY CHANGE.