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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 …

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all year long, Breathe DC encourages women to learn more about breast cancer signs and symptoms, and ways to minimize …

July 13 DC Council Testimony

At a July 13, 2016 public hearing, Breathe DC urged the DC Council to restrict the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in …

July 7 DC Council Testimony

Breathe DC testified at the July 7 Council hearing on the proposed change to the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21. The new law would limit young …

Asthma and Air Quality Awareness

Breathe DC and the DC Asthma Coalition joined Clean Air Partners on May 2nd to spread the word about Air Quality Awareness Week and World Asthma Day. We …