Asthma Best Practices

Asthma Home Visits

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends asthma home visits for people with uncontrolled asthma. Home visits are a cost-effective way to improve asthma control when they:

  • Identify asthma triggers in the home.
  • Address more than one asthma trigger.
  • Use multiple strategies to reduce triggers.
  • Provide education on reducing triggers and controlling asthma.

The Asthma Program works to make home visits available statewide by providing asthma educator training and grants. Home visits for people with asthma are available in :

Home Visit Resources

Other Best Practices

Communities and coalitions have the power to address asthma by building community resources and promoting asthma-friendly policies, especially in low-income areas and communities of color. We know that American Indians, Alaska Natives, and African Americans are more likely than other racial groups to have asthma. They are also less likely to have asthma under control.

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