This website is managed by The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc. under contract to the US Environmental Protection Agency (Contract No. EP-D-14-001). The website was originally developed by the Advertising Council as part of the National Childhood Media Campaign under cooperative agreements with EPA (GX-82820301; XA-83326201). This website provides visitor-friendly content with prevention tips and resources to support personal asthma management practices. Use of this website is voluntary. It is not intended to replace medical care and recommendations are strictly suggestive and do not obligate a person to take a particular action. Talk to your doctor if you have asthma or suspect that your child has asthma.
Asthma control is about more than just treating sudden asthma symptoms. Asthma control is about managing your asthma daily so you may avoid asthma symptoms in the first place. Outdoor air pollution can make asthma worse. You can check your daily air quality forecast by visiting AirNow.