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.
The Asthma-Safe Homes Program is offered to all Kenosha and Racine County residents.
Participants are gifted up to $1,000 in asthma-friendly cleaning supplies and durables upon completion of the program! This includes an asthma-friendly cleaning kit, a new vacuum, and an 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 a 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