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Welcome to the Utah Asthma Program!

May is Asthma Awareness Month

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May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, check out these upcoming local asthma events:

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  • May 19th 9-2:30pm: The Asthma World Cafe: Addressing Utah's asthma burden through conversations that matter.
  • May 25th 12-12:15pm: "Ask an Asthma Expert" Live Facebook Event. Ask your asthma questions during this event where a local asthma doctor from Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, Dr. Rich Hendershot , will answer your questions. Learn more about the event here.

 

May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health and asthma are two serious chronic conditions in Utah. The new Utah Asthma Program Asthma and Mental Health Report shows the interdependence of asthma and mental health.

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Having both depression and asthma can worsen health more than either condition alone. Conversely, addressing mental illness in those with asthma will lead not only to better asthma outcomes but also to better mental health outcomes.

Learn more about this issue and other asthma research on the Data and Evaluation Reports page.

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Air Quality and Your Health

kidsSummer in Utah has arrived, bringing warm sunny days, hikes, and other outdoor enjoyments. At this time, allergies and air quality can become a health concern for many Utahns, especially children and those with asthma.

Visit the Air Quality tab for additional information on Summer Pollution, Pollen, and other resources.

 

 

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