The Asthma-Safe Homes Program provides FREE asthma self-management education and home environmental walkthroughs to Medicaid-eligible children ages 2-18 years and pregnant women with poorly controlled asthma.
Participants are gifted up to $1,000 in asthma-friendly cleaning supplies and durables upon completion of the program! This will include an asthma-friendly cleaning kit, new vacuum, and air purifier!
The goal is to reduce missed school or workdays, urgent care visits, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations due to asthma.
Two in-home or virtual sessions with walkthrough; two follow-up calls
Self-management education by a trained asthma educator
Early warning signs and triggers
Asthma action plan review
Review of asthma medications and proper inhaler use
Home environmental walkthrough:
Asthma triggers increase the risk of an asthma attack
Trained staff identify asthma triggers in the home and provide recommendations to help reduce triggers
Free asthma trigger reduction items may be provided