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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands.
Home/Housing, Website
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SMOKE-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING
Home/Housing, Website
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The short consumer guide covers portable air cleaners and furnace or HVAC filters used in a home. It includes tips for selecting a portable air cleaner, furnace filter, or HVAC filter.
Booklet, Home/Housing
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The Asthma Management Academy (AsMA) is a free training program for community health workers and educators using national asthma guidelines.
Community Health/Outreach Worker Tool, Training Materials
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Our pediatric experts can tell families a lot about their child's asthma diagnosis and the treatment to come. One thing they can't always tell them: how it will feel. That's why we connected a family just diagnosed with asthma with a family who's been there — to answer questions, to ease fears and to offer hope about everything from symptoms to medications to living with asthma.
Education/Outreach Materials, Website
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Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that usually develops during childhood. It occurs when the airways in the lungs become inflamed (swollen) and constrict (become smaller), making breathing difficult.
Education/Outreach Materials, Website
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These CDC, EPA, HUD co-branded training materials were developed to accompany the co-branded Home Assessment Checklist. This training is intended to provide more detailed information about asthma triggers and to help guide home visitors to start a dialogue with the family that is tailored for the home to reduce environmental allergens, irritants and pollutants.
Presentation Slides, Home/Housing
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Raise asthma awareness with this handy KS2 PowerPoint
English, Education/Outreach Materials, Presentation Slides
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In any given classroom, at least two or three students are likely to have asthma. Clearing the Air: An Asthma Toolkit for Healthy Schools is a new toolkit containing sample policy language, best practices, and curated resources & tools to help schools create an asthma-friendly environment. This is a project of the MA Asthma Action Partnership, Health Resources in Action, and the MA DPH’s Asthma Prevention and Control Program.
English, Training/Educational Kit, School

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