• COVID-19 Updates

    Staying Healthy During

    COVID-19 Outbreak

    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 CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour

    An Update on Our 2020 Ride

    For 23 years, we have enjoyed building a community of riders, supporters, volunteers and friends through our annual charity bike tour. At this time, we plan to continue the tradition with our 24th annual ride this August 1-3.

  • 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

SHARING THE GIFT OF LIFE
Celebrating Organ Donors and the Lives They Impact

Every February, National Donor Day celebrates and recognizes those who changed the lives of others through organ donation. Thousands across the U.S. are living with lung cancer or other chronic lung diseases like pulmonary fibrosis and are in need of a life-saving transplant.

WHY WE CLIMB
Maureen Remembers Her Mother With Each Step

For Maureen Campbell, losing her mother to lung cancer also meant losing her best friend and inspiration. While navigating her grief, Maureen learned about RHA’s Hustle Chicago® stair climb. Three years and two climbs later, she’s getting ready to climb again.

2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS UPDATE (COVID-19)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS
NEW VIRUS

The COVID-19 virus has spread to the United States, with confirmed cases in Chicago. It’s important to know the signs and symptoms and take steps to prevent further spread, especially for those living with lung disease who are at greater risk for more serious illness if infected.

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