• 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.

  • 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
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered

As COVID-19 spreads, there is continued focus on developing a vaccine. Karen Krueger, MD, a board-certified infectious disease specialist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, joined us to answer these common questions and more.

LUNG HEALTH IMPACTS
OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES
Report Shows Higher Rates of Lung Disease Near Busiest Bus Routes

Our year-long study found higher rates of asthma and COPD near several bus routes and garage locations across the city of Chicago — highlighting an urgent need for electrification across the city’s fleet.

A HEALTHIER FUTURE
Your Gift to RHA Makes an Impact on Lung Health
Your support makes our work possible. We can deliver programs to help those living with lung disease — like our Living Better Together educational series, which empowers those living with COPD to manage their health during the pandemic.
RESPIRATORY HEALTH ASSOCIATION'S MISSION IS TO PREVENT LUNG DISEASE, PROMOTE CLEAN AIR AND HELP PEOPLE LIVE BETTER THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY CHANGE.