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MOMS CLEAN AIR FORCE

MOMS CLEAN AIR FORCE EVENT APRIL 8, 2015

Moms Clean Air Force is hosting an inaugural Indiana Mama Summit on April 8 in Indianapolis. Moms Clean Air Force is a children’s health organization with more than 400,000 members nationwide. We are a community of parents united in support of clean air and against climate change for our children’s futures.

We are looking to have a broad set of partners and constituents at the event and would love for the Asthma Alliance of Indianapolis to become an official partner. So far, we have Hoosier Environmental Council, Sustainable Indiana 2016, Indiana Beyond Coal, Indiana Moral Mondays and NAACP Environmental Justice on board, and are pursuing others. Our speakers as of yet are Dr. Indra Frank, Denise Abdul Rahman and State Rep. Gail Riecken. I am open to recommendations for partners/speakers, too! 

General information about Mama Summit is on the Moms Clean Air Force website at http://www.momscleanairforce.org/mama-summit/.

New Statewide Asthma Management Plan

APPROVED INDIANA STATEWIDE ASTHMA MANAGEMENT PLAN

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The Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) are pleased to announce that the Asthma Management Plan (AMP) has been approved as an option for all Indiana schools, and we have received a grant from The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) to conduct statewide training!

An asthma management plan is a written plan that you develop with your doctor to help control your asthma.

The plan shows your daily treatment, such as what kind of medicines to take and when to take them. It describes how to control asthma long term AND how to handle worsening asthma, or attacks. The plan also explains when to call the doctor or go to the emergency room.

If your child has asthma, all of the people who care for him or her, such as their school nurse and other school administrators, should know about the child's asthma management plan.  This also includes babysitters and workers at daycare centers, and camps. These caretakers can help your child follow his or her plan.

The approved plan can be found HERE, and an editable PDF can be found HERE We will continue to keep all of our coalition  members updated on the implementation status  and on how you can assist in your area of the state.

TRANSLATIONS JUST IN!  The translated versions of the AMP are available for usage! Please click for SPANISH,KAREN, and CHIN translations.  

Winning with Asthma

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The Coach's Asthma Clipboard WINNING WITH ASTHMA

 

The highly recommended "Winning With Asthma" , is a program designed to educate sports coach's about the effects of asthma in today athletes.  Visit www.winningwithasthma.org to become an asthma educated coach.

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