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Asthma
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The Oregon Asthma Program's vision is to improve the quality of life for Oregonians with asthma so that all people in Oregon live, work, play, and learn in communities that support health and optimal quality of life.

Our mission is to advance policies, environments, and systems that promote health and prevent and manage asthma and other chronic diseases.



 

On this page:

Need help quitting smoking?
Heed help managing your asthma?
How to make your workplace healthy
Oregon's Asthma Leadership Plan
Find the latest data on the burden of asthma in Oregon
Asthma Resource Bank


Need help Quitting Smoking?
  • 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669
  • Español: 1-877-2NO FUME (1-877-266-3863)
  • TTY: 1-877-777-6534

 

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Need help with managing your asthma?

Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a six-week workshop that provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions such as asthma. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support and tools for managing stress, medications, communication with your health care providers, better breathing, and more.

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How to make your workplace healthy

Wellness at Work is a public-private partnership that aspires to reach more than one million Oregonians with workplace policies and programs that support employees to eat healthier, move more, quit tobacco, and use the kinds of health care that will improve and sustain their health. Included at this site are:

  • A free worksite assessment
  • Steps to building a culture of health
  • Model policies for making your workplace tobacco free, and more

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Oregon's Asthma Leadership Plan

 

The Oregon Asthma Leadership Plan outlines the statewide goals, objectives, and strategies needed to address and measure these priority areas. The Leadership Plan is a statewide call for action to achieve positive long-term asthma outcomes and to improve the quality of life for all Oregonians with asthma.

Find the Latest Data on the Burden of Asthma in Oregon

 

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The Burden of Asthma in Oregon: 2013 report provides a compilation of data on asthma in Oregon. The report includes information on asthma prevalence, hospitalizations, deaths, management of asthma, pediatric asthma, and much more.  Supplemental reports are also available.

 

Asthma Resource Bank

 

 Sun and clouds Asthma is a complicated disease that requires constant self-management between visits to the doctor. The Asthma Resource Bank contains a variety of asthma education handouts and provider tools to help providers and people with asthma with their self management.