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Numbers to Call:

If you would like to speak with an asthma or lung health expert, contact one of the toll-free helplines below. In case of a medical emergency, contact your doctor or your local emergency 911 system.

Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

American Lung Association Lung Helpline

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment

(Children's National Medical Centerr)

1-866-MACCHE1 (1-866-622-2431)

For information and consultation about children's environmental health.


(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669, TTY 1-800-332-8615)

About Asthma and Allergies:

About Allergy (National Jewish Medical and Research Center)

About Asthma (National Jewish Medical and Research Center)

Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - physician referral directory, newsletters, brochures.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Attack Asthma. Learn More - for parents of children with asthma. (Environmental Protection Agency).

Consortium on Children's Asthma Camps - find a camp near you.

DC Tobacco Free Families Campaign - help to quit smoking. (Breathe DC)

Healthfinder - links to asthma and other health topics. (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

FamilyDoctor.org - asthma and allergy symptoms, triggers, medications. (American Academy of Physicians)

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network 

Mayo Clinic Allergy and Asthma Center - includes quizzes, articles, and first aid for allergic and venom reactions.

Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment - for information and consultation about children's environmental health.

Smoke-Free Homes - helps families establish a smoke-free home. (Environmental Protection Agency)

Prescription Assistance Programs:

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - includes information on Medicare prescription drug coverage. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

DC Pharmaceutical Resource Center or 202-772-4332 (Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington)

MedBank of Maryland - a non-profit organization dedicated to accessing free prescription drugs for low-income, chronically ill Marylanders, from the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance or 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) - a national program sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies to help patients in need access prescription medicines.

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