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An expert panel from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and the Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in the District of Columbia (IMPACT DC) Asthma Clinic at Children’s National Hospital answered your questions about managing asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our expert panel discussed:

  • Access to asthma health care during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Asthma management strategies, including preventing respiratory illnesses
  • Making decisions for in-person and stay-at-home learning and work
  • The role of telehealth in asthma management

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About our expert panel:

  • Eduardo Fox, MD, Associate Medical Director, IMPACT DC
  • Mitchell Grayson, MD, Chair, AAFA Medical Scientific Council
  • Shilpa Patel, MD, MPH, Medical Director, IMPACT DC
  • Deepa Rastogi, MD, MS, Co-Director, Severe Asthma Program, Children's National Hospital
  • Bud Wiedermann, MD, MA, pediatric infectious disease, Children’s National Hospital

To help narrow the racial and ethnic asthma disparities gap in the U.S., AAFA and the IMPACT DC Asthma Clinic at Children’s National Hospital are joining forces to expand community health programs.Download PDF

How Can You Help Reduce Asthma Disparities?

Sign up for AAFA’s community to stay up to date about the following opportunities to get involved:

  • Advocate for people affected by asthma disparities
  • Participate in patient-centered research and clinical trials
  • Join our Patient and Family Advisory Council

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