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Community Updates

Breathe DC has canceled most in-person services, suspended some programming and updated several of our procedures for the health of our staff, participants and …

Yachad DC Helping Us Reduce Childhood Asthma

Thanks to our friends Yachad DC for working with our Breathe Easy program to help to reduce childhood asthma in homes throughout Washington DC

Avantor Foundation funds Our Air, Your Future

Our thanks to the Avantor Foundation for their generous grant to Breathe DC to purchase ozone and particulate sensors for "Our Air, Your Future: Creating Clean …

Breathe DC on WUSA 9

Breathe DC program outreach educator, Stephen Jefferson, joined WUSA 9 anchors Bruce Johnson and Leslie Foster to share tips and strategies to help smokers …

Camp Breathe Happy 2017 Photos

Camp Breathe Happy welcomed 51 DC children with asthma to learn lifesaving asthma management skills while enjoying a week of sleepaway camp adventure! See the …

Do More 24 – Support Breathe DC

Breathe DC will join over 600 nonprofits throughout the Washington, DC area on June 8th for the Do More 24 community-wide fundraising event hosted by United …

Air Buddies builds asthma skills

Our Air Buddies program helped 25 DCPS school children and their parents learn to better manage their asthma, properly take medication and avoid asthma …

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Secondhand smoke causes more than 7,300 lung cancer deaths among U.S. nonsmokers each year. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM). Learn more about …

Sponsor 2020 Camp Breathe Happy Youth Asthma Camp

Summer fun, recreation and learning await children with asthma at Breathe DC’s Camp Breathe Happy. Join us in making this memorable educational and …

CDC: Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines

The CDC has issued an advisory for adults to protect themselves with the pneumococcal vaccine. People can be carrying the Pneumococcal disease bacteria in …