The Air Waves: News from Breathe DCBreathe DC Breathe Healthy. Every Breath Counts.
Thanks to our friends Yachad DC for working with our Breathe Easy program to help to reduce childhood asthma in homes throughout Washington DC area.
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 Air Advocates."
Breathe DC program outreach educator, Stephen Jefferson, joined WUSA 9 anchors Bruce Johnson and Leslie Foster to share tips and strategies to help smokers quit. Watch now >
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 photos!
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 Way of the National Capital Area.
Our Air Buddies program helped 25 DCPS school children and their parents learn to better manage their asthma, properly take medication and avoid asthma triggers just in time for summer break.
Tobacco threatens us all. But together, we can beat tobacco. Protect public health, reduce poverty and promote community development when you Say No to Tobacco. Learn more about saying no now.
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 how you can minimize your risk.
Summer fun, recreation and learning await children with asthma at Breathe DC’s 2017 Camp Breathe Happy. Join us in making this memorable educational and recreational experience possible. Sponsorships start at just $1,500. Donations of any amount are welcome.
The CDC has issued an advisory for adults to protect themselves with the pneumococcal vaccine. People can be carrying the Pneumococcal disease bacteria in their body without feeling sick. It can spread to the lungs, the blood, and even to the brain. The disease can be deadly for older people.