Monthly Newsletter from the Arizona Asthma Coalition

Asthma and Allergy Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts to Show Your Love

Repost from AAFA Blog

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! It’s a time to show your love. But it's also a time for people with asthma and allergies to be extra careful about their triggers.

When celebrating Valentine's Day, show you care by being inclusive of people with asthma and allergies. If you give your sweetheart a bottle of perfume or a beautiful bouquet, it could make them sneeze and wheeze.

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Child COVID Cases Starting to Be Studied

Repost from Arizona Public Media

One of the unsolved mysteries about COVID-19 is why it has a lesser impact on children, even kids with asthma. University of Arizona pediatric researcher Fernando Martinez says children in general are at lower risk for COVID-19, but why the disease does not affect those with asthma is especially interesting.

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Clean Air, Make More Incentive Programs

Mowing Down Pollution

Participate in Maricopa County's Mowing Down Pollution Program to receive up to $200 in vouchers toward the purchase of a new electric or battery powered lawn mower.

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Fireplace Retrofit Program

The Maricopa County Fireplace Retrofit Program is a program designed to reduce air pollution from wood burning fireplaces and provide residents cleaner air to breathe. You must be in the program boundaries to apply. 

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COPD and Asthma May Not Be Risk Factors for COVID-19, Study Says

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma are not risk factors for severe COVID-19 complications, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

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Follow Our New Facebook Page

Arizona Asthma Coalition is now on Facebook! Head over to Facebook and like AAC to keep up to date on asthma, allergy and organizational updates in between our monthly newsletters. 

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Join the Arizona Asthma Coalition

As a nonprofit partnership since 1996, AAC has worked together with concerned stakeholders including public health, environmental quality, managed care, education, individual physicians and nurses, hospitals, foundations, families and other colleagues. Become a member of the Arizona Asthma Coalition or renew your membership and help us continue this important work.

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