Asthma: Information for Providers

Asthma affects more than 400,000 New Yorkers, including 142,000 children ages 1 to 13. Asthma is a leading cause of inpatient hospital stays and emergency department visits for children in NYC.

For evidence-based clinical information that can help patients control their asthma and keep it from interfering with their lives, read City Health Information: Managing Asthma (PDF).

Also, the following Department of Health programs can help you help your asthma patients:

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