Indoor Air Quality and Its Effects on People With Asthma (Live Stream)
Kenneth Mendez, President and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), will be a guest panelist at the White House Summit on Indoor Air Quality. He will advocate for the over 60 million people in the U.S. with asthma and allergies.
Why Is Indoor Air Quality Important?
Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous Americans already bear the disproportionate burden of asthma in the United States.
School children with asthma are greatly affected by poor indoor air quality too. Indoor air quality in schools can impact children’s health and how well they perform in school. Asthma is the leading cause of missed school days, and children with severe asthma are more likely to perform poorly in school. All children deserve safe and healthy environments in which to grow and learn.
The quality of the environment around us has a direct impact on our health and the health of future generations. We have an obligation to preserve clean air for the health and well-being of all Americans, but especially for the most vulnerable like children with asthma and allergies. Join AAFA during this live stream to show your support for improving the quality of life for people with asthma.