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Quality medical care for children with asthma

  • Public Health Centers in King County
    Public Health - Seattle & King County never turns anyone away regardless of ability to pay. Check individual Public Health Centers for clinic hours and call to schedule an appointment. Onsite Application Workers can help you enroll in free or low-cost health insurance.

  • Community Health Centers
    Comprehensive healthcare, including dental care, for individuals and families

Affordable health care

  • Low cost health insurance
    You may be eligible for free health insurance—depending on your income. If you earn too much for free Medicaid insurance, you could buy one of the insurance plans offered through Washington Healthplanfinder.

Reducing triggers in the home

These are programs that work with families to make their home or apartment a healthier place to live. Some programs are only available to families with low incomes.

  • Master Home Environmentalist - American Lung Association of Washington
    • Free home environmental assessments from trained volunteers
    • Education about health risks associated with pollutants in the home
    • Information on no-cost/low-cost ways to reduce home health risks
    • No eligibility requirements
    • Call 206-441-5100

For children and teens: Learning about asthma

  • Asthma Friendly Camps - American Lung Association
    The American Lung Association of Washington's Asthma Camps are for children with asthma who are on prescribed daily medication. Each camp provides 24-hour medical supervision by physicians, nurses practitioners, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists.

  • The Asthma Wizard - National Jewish Medical and Research Center

  • Breatherville, USA - The Allergy Network and Mothers of Asthmatics

  • Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) - American Lung Association
    Teaches young people about tobacco use and how to become advocates for tobacco-free communities.
For parents and caregivers: Learning about asthma