Let’s talk about childhood asthma

Early Childhood
Poverty & Family Economics

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Type


Wellness Wednesday Twitter Chat

May is Asthma Awareness Month, an important opportunity for parents, advocates, and health professionals to discuss the effects of childhood asthma and what more needs to be done to help children who suffer from this disease.

This Wednesday May 18, join First Focus and MomsRising for a Wellness Wednesday Twitter Chat on childhood asthma.

Asthma is one of the most serious chronic diseases in the U.S., affecting almost 26 million Americans and nearly 7 million children. It can cause shortness of breath, coughing,wheezing, chest pain, and even death.

DATE: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

TIME: 11 am PT/ 2 pm ET

HOSTS: @First_Focus , @MomsRising

DIRECTIONS: When the Twitter Chat begins, follow #WellnessWed on Twitter. When you see a question (Q1, Q2, etc.), respond with your answer (A1, A2, etc.) and include #WellnessWed.

We hope you join us!