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    Asthma
    Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
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    PO Box 149347
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347

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Parents and Caregivers

Asthma Management 

One of the best ways to help manage your child’s asthma is by following an asthma action plan. One of the best ways to help manage your child’s asthma is by following an asthma action plan. Your healthcare provider will create an asthma action plan with you. Give copies to your child's school or daycare as well as individuals that look after your child.


Asthma Triggers 

  • Identify common asthma triggers for your child and learn how to reduce or remove exposure to them 
  • Note what triggers to avoid on the asthma action plan 
  • Teach your child how to avoid triggers 
  • Do not expose your child to second hand smoke.
  • Avoid people smoking, the homes and cars of known smokers and designated smoking areas 

Quit Tobacco 

If you currently smoke or use tobacco, make plans to quit. If you are ready to quit or are thinking about quitting, call the Texas Quitline at 1-877-YES QUIT or visiting www.yesquit.org. Quitline services are available in English and Spanish.  


Asthma Medications 


Cold and Flu Prevention



Last updated May 25, 2022