Helpful Links & Resources

The following links and resources can help you better manage asthma for you and your family. 

Asthma Impairment and Risk Questionnaire (AIRQ®) Information for Health Care Providers

AstraZeneca shares resources via their website including information on the Asthma Impairment and Risk Questionnaire (AIRQ®). Click here to visit their website. 

Air Quality Flag Program

Here's how the Air Quality Flag Program works: each day your organization raises a flag that corresponds to how clean or polluted the air is. The color of the flag matches EPA's Air Quality Index (AQI): green, yellow, orange, red, and purple. On unhealthy days, your organization can use this information to adjust physical activities to help reduce exposure to air pollution, while still keeping people active. Click here to learn more about the flag program. To request a flag kit contact Wanda Donham at

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America

The Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America is a trusted source for patients. Their website is a great resource for people living with allergies and asthma. Another great resource is Kids with Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 

Allergy & Asthma Network

This national nonprofit network of families offers information about living with allergies and asthma. Allergy & Asthma Network can help with your questions, concerns, and fears about asthma. To view the Network's e-news and other publications, click here. To view the Network's weather specific information and resources, click here.

American Lung Association 

The American Lung Association is committed to supporting those affected by asthma and offers a variety of resources and information about the disease. Check out some of their key asthma support and education resources here.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Tobacco use by adolescents and young adults is an immediate health concern. Tobacco dependence treatment for youth should be tailored to the patient’s level of nicotine dependence and readiness for change, per AAP Policy. The resources included on their website are intended to support pediatricians and other healthcare professionals who care for youth in helping their patients quit successfully.  

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This federal agency informs people about the environment and develops and enforces regulations to protect the environment. Its mission is to protect human health and the environment. Learn how you can control asthma triggers indoors and outdoors by clicking here. View and print the EPA's Asthma Home Environment Checklist.

Find an Allergist

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides a mapping tool for patients to find a Certified Allergist in their area to treat allergies and asthma. To find a Certified Allergist near you, click here.

Florida Asthma Coalition Managing Asthma at Home Handout

Medicaid Health Care Alert

Reimbursement claims of spacer devices for inhalers, under durable medical equipment and pharmacy service benefits, made by health plans will be accepted. For more information please visit the Florida Medicaid Web Portal. 

The National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute

This site provides easy-to-read information about asthma to help you learn about the latest information on asthma management. To visit their website, click here.

Tobacco Free Florida

Tobacco Free Florida's mission is to protect the people of Florida from the dangers of tobacco, and they are committed to providing free resources on current topics such as e-cigarette cessation. To visit their website and learn more on current tobacco issues within the state, click here.

Truth Initiative

Truth Initiative is the first-of-its-kind program to help young people quit vaping, This is Quitting has helped over 600,000 youth and young adults on their journey to quit vaping. Learn more about how it works and the additional resources available for parents of young vapers and for adults who want to quit by visiting their website.


Asthma Mobile Apps






Wizdy Pets

Wizdy Pets is for kids ages 6-11 care for a loveable pet that wants to blow fire to defeat the smog monster, but cannot because it has asthma. Kids can care for the pet in a way that mirrors their own self-care.

Inhaler technique

Controller medication timing

Trigger avoidance

Symptom recognition



Assist Me With Inhalers


Assist Me With Inhalers is a patient centered app that instructs patients on how to use their inhaler and it will even set a reminder for them to take scheduled treatments. The app has 11 types of inhalers that it goes over. These types include: MDI – closed and open mouthed, MDI spacer, Aerolizer, autohaler, diskus, flexhaler, twisthaler, handihaler, respimat and neohaler.

Inhaler technique

Medication compliance

Alerts to take medication


AsthmaMD - Apps on Google Play





Many doctors recommend asthma patients to keep a daily journal to keep track of asthma symptoms, potential triggers, and medications. It helps doctors diagnose the cause of asthma and prescribe the most effective treatment. But, the paper and pencil based journals are hard to keep, and very difficult to sort through during the few precious minutes doctor spend with the patient in an office visit. AsthmaMD app changes that.

Asthma education



Medication Use



Asthma Buddy

Asthma Buddy


Asthma Buddy is a take-anywhere reminder of your day-to-day asthma medications. This easy to use app can help you to recognize if your asthma is getting worse and tell you what to do in response.

Medication Use

Peak Flow Tracker

Asthma Action Plan



Asthma Education


pollen's friendly application provides index levels for four different conditions: Allergy (Pollen), Asthma, Cold and Cough, and Ultraviolet Sensitivity. With a simple touch of the screen, you can plan your day with the One Day Alerts or think about your whole week with the four day forecasts!

Pollen alerts



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     Air Quality Index                     Every day the Air Quality Index (AQI) tells                                                                                                                                                        you how clean or polluted your outdoor                                                                                                                                                            air is, along with associated health effects       Air Quality Index         Free                                                                                                      that may be of concern. The AQI translates air                                                                                                                                                quality data into numbers and colors that help                                                                                                                                                  people understand when to take action to                                                                                                                                                        protect their health.


As an employer, learn more about managing asthma in the workplace:

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