• 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!

  • Helping Kids with Asthma

    New Guide for Providing

    Asthma Medication in Schools

    In August 2018, an Illinois law allowing schools to stock and administer asthma medication took effect. To help schools implement this stock albuterol policy, we worked with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to create a new toolkit with information and recommendations.

  • 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, Children, and Returning
to School

Join Respiratory Health Association, school officials, and mental health experts for a free webinar Thursday, August 13 to address what parents, teachers, and children should know heading back to the classroom.

2020 SOLOVY AWARD
Dr. Mark Dransfield Receives 2020 Solovy Award for COPD Research

We are pleased to name Mark Dransfield, MD, Medical Director of the Lung Health Center at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), as recipient of the 2020 Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD.

A HEALTHIER FUTURE
Steps We Have Taken Together to Improve Lung Health

This year, we have faced extraordinary challenges and made remarkable progress. The dedicated support of our lung health community makes it possible for us to have an impact throughout Illinois and beyond.

RESPIRATORY HEALTH ASSOCIATION'S MISSION IS TO PREVENT LUNG DISEASE, PROMOTE CLEAN AIR AND HELP PEOPLE LIVE BETTER THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY CHANGE.