Join Respiratory Health Association for our free monthly webinar series, where we tackle today’s important lung health questions. These hour-long events highlight a range of lung health and clean air topics with experts from the field, and give you the opportunity to ask your pressing questions.
Did you miss one of our webinars? Past recordings are available below so you can watch when the time is right for you!
Our Next Webinars
This November, join us for a series of webinars which will address important topics and updates for those living with COPD and their caregivers. These educational sessions will offer presentations from experts in the field and time for your own questions. Registration will be available soon.
Supplemental Oxygen at Home
Date: Friday, November 6 at 10 AM Central Time
Join Dr. Jerry Krishnan as he discusses what supplemental oxygen is, the benefits of using supplemental oxygen, and how to know when it’s time to start or stop using home oxygen.
Current COPD Medications
Date: Thursday, November 12 at 10 AM Central Time
Managing symptoms and slowing down any damage to lungs is important since there is currently no cure for COPD. In this webinar, we will discuss the different types of COPD medications and give you time to ask questions you may have.
COPD and Common Comorbidities
Date: Tuesday, November 17 at 3:30 PM Central Time
Comorbidities, or having more than one condition at the same time, can occur in patients with mild, moderate, or severe COPD. In our third webinar of November, we will discuss some of the most common conditions that can develop for those living with COPD and the impact they may have.
Our Past Webinars
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered
As COVID-19 spreads, there is continued focus on developing a vaccine. With promises that a vaccine could be available before the end of the year, many of us are left with questions: How can I sign up to participate in a vaccine trial? When will a vaccine be ready? Will I be able to get it? Will the vaccine be safe? Will it have any side effects? Karen Krueger, MD, joined us to answer these questions and more.Watch Now
Transportation, Air Pollution, and Lung Health
The webinar covers how Respiratory Health Association and its community partners are assessing the impacts of pollution in neighborhoods around Chicago, as well as the health impacts of air pollution, how equity and disparities are effected by pollution, and how electric vehicles and infrastructure benefit health and improve air quality.Watch Now
COPD & COVID-19: A Conversation with a Front-Line Provider
Dr. Khalilah Gates, a practicing pulmonologist from Northwestern University, shared her experience as a front-line provider during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the virus has affected those living with COPD. Learn more about early knowledge on the relationship between COPD and COVID-19, the best prevention tips, and risk factors for those living with COPD and other lung diseases.Watch Now
To learn more about our upcoming Living Better Together COPD webinar series, which will focus on addition topics for those living with COPD, their families, and caregivers, click here.
COVID-19, Children, and Returning to School
As fall approaches, what does COVID-19 mean for returning to school?
Respiratory Health Association, school officials, and mental health experts joined together for a special webinar to address what parents, teachers, and children should know heading back to school this year. From health concerns for both kids and teachers living with lung disease like asthma — to anxiety over new procedures — learn what to expect returning to school. The webinar covers how Chicago Public Schools is preparing to create a safe learning environment and how parents can help their children navigate these changes.Watch Now