Home Assessment for Children with Asthma
If you live in Orange County and struggle to control your child’s asthma, ask your doctor or school nurse for a referral for a free Healthy Homes Assessment.
Healthy Homes is a free program for families that can help you take control of your child’s asthma. It has been proven to significantly reduce emergency room visits and improve asthma symptoms.
A Healthy Homes team will visit you at home. They will identify things that may be making your child’s asthma worse and provide you and your healthcare provider with a report on how to make your home healthier. They will help you with:
- Identifying potential asthma triggers and health hazards
- Information and resources to implement low-cost, reliable, and practical methods to reduce health and safety hazards
- Asthma medication management
This program serves families who:
- Have a child under the age of 18 with poorly controlled asthma
- Live in Orange County
Medical Providers & School Nurses:
To make a referral for a home visit for a child with poorly controlled asthma who lives in Orange County download Provider Referral Form here.
North Carolina Healthy Homes
NC DHHS Asthma Program
UNC Children’s Asthma Education Videos
For more information contact:
Coby Jansen Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-245-2424.
This service is part of a pilot program offered by the health department and will continue as funding permits.