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Attention Child Care Providers and Administrators
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Ten Steps for an Asthma Friendly Child Care Environment

1. Managing Asthma

2. The Asthma     Treatment Plan

3. Giving Asthma
    Medication

4. Parent Tools for
    the Asthma
    Treatment Plan

5. Pediatric First Aid
    Training

6. Reducing Asthma
    Triggers

7. Reducing  
    
Exposure to
    Tobacco Smoke

8. Reducing
    Exposure to Fuel
    Emissions

9. Following Air
    Quality
    Guidelines

10. Parent
      Resources

Receive an Award

You can help the children with asthma in your care. Lead the way by completing these 10 steps to qualify for the PACNJ Asthma Friendly Child Care Award.

Start Here Start here! Be a model for all child care programs.

  • Take the PACNJ Policies and Practices for Asthma Friendly Child Care training on site or by webinar

  • To request information about the training schedule, send an email to info@pacnj.org

  • To view the “Policies and Practices” PowerPoint Presentation click here

  • All materials are online free:
    • Staff Training
    • Parent Involvement
    • Establishing Policy
    • Tracking Progress

Click the steps to view the instructions


You don’t have to live in New Jersey to complete
the requirements and qualify for the award.
If your program is in another state,
we welcome your participation.

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Updated Credits for 2013-2014
The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey is sponsored by the American Lung Association in New Jersey. This publication was supported by a grant from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, with funds provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under Cooperative Agreement 5U59EH000491-5. Its content are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services or the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although this document has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under Agreement XA96296601-1 to the American Lung Association in New Jersey, it has not gone through the Agency’s publications review process and therefore, may not necessarily reflect the views of the Agency and no official endorsement should be inferred. Information in this publication is not intended to diagnose health problems or take the place of medical advice. For asthma or any medical condition, seek medical advice from your child’s or your health care professional.

Sponsored by
American Lung Association

Disclaimer
The Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ), disclaims any responsibility for any action taken by viewers as a result of their interpretation of information provided. Viewers are encouraged to discuss medical treatment with their physician. The Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey is sponsored by the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic (ALAM-A), a nonprofit organization.

Inclusion in this website does not necessarily constitute an endorsement, nor does exclusion necessarily indicate disapproval by the Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey and/or the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic.

The Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey is not responsible for information, advice, or results related to implementation of said information/advice, provided by any PACNJ member agencies or individual representing said member agencies.