Do you and your family speak and read more fluently in Spanish language? Are you a healthcare professional in need of Spanish-language resources for patients? Allergy & Asthma Network has you covered.
We offer many programs and resources in Spanish language. They include a website with patient education and practical tips. The Unidos Hablemos virtual conference series looks at asthma and COVID-19 in the Hispanic and Latino community.
Our Online Shop has Spanish-language resources for patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Most are available at little to no cost. Check out our popular Respiratory Treatments poster. It includes an asthma medication chart – perfect for health clinics. Understanding Asthma and Understanding Atopic Dermatitis educational guides are great for patients.
We are translating more resources every year! Here are our Spanish-language resources currently available.
Red de Alergia y Asma website
Our Spanish-language website provides patient education and tips for people living with asthma and allergies. It has a host of resources, including Asthma Action Plans. Parents and students can get information about managing asthma and allergies in school. You can also find out about volunteer opportunities to inform and educate your community.
Unidos Hablemos virtual conference series
“Unidos Hablemos” consisted of six monthly virtual events held from October 2021 through March 2022. We hosted doctors, health professionals and patients from around the United States. We connected with people from the Hispanic and Latino community to address asthma and COVID-19.
The discussion focused on the impact of asthma and COVID-19 in the Hispanic and Latino American community. Speakers focused on what the community can do to improve asthma care and stay safe from COVID-19. Watch all six of the virtual events now – available in both Spanish and English.
More than 2.3 million Hispanic and Latino Americans report having asthma. In addition, Puerto Ricans have the highest asthma rates in the world. The disease affects about 14.2 percent of Puerto Ricans.
Our “Understanding Asthma” guide in Spanish language outlines the journey from diagnosis to managing and living with asthma. It is medically reviewed. Learn about the value of having an Asthma Action Plan. Everyone’s asthma is different, so it is important to review all treatment options. Get an in-depth look at quick-relief and long-acting medications, biologics and the medical procedure bronchial thermoplasty.
Asthma does not have to limit you or your loved ones! A healthy, active life with asthma for you and your family is within reach.
Understanding Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis (an allergic form of eczema) is a chronic condition. It affects approximately 8% of Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Our “Understanding Atopic Dermatitis” guide provides information on living with AD. It is medically reviewed. Learn about the types of eczema and how it is diagnosed on people of all skin colors. Find out what should be part of your treatment plan, from moisturizers to medications. Get practical tips on calming the itch.
Also, learn how AD can impact mental health. Find out what can be done to improve quality of life. You don’t have to struggle – physically or emotionally – with atopic dermatitis. Clear, healthy skin is possible.
Respiratory Treatments Poster
Get a better understanding of the different options to treat asthma with our most popular poster. Review each of the asthma inhalers currently available, from quick-relief and long-acting bronchodilators to combination medications. See what injectable biologics and medical procedures are available.
Note: On the back of the 8½’ by 11’-size poster and the 50-page pads is an Asthma Action Plan for home and school.
Breathe Better at Home Brochure
Learn about the common indoor allergens and irritants that can trigger asthma symptoms. Find out what you can do to avoid or minimize allergens and irritants in the home. This brochure was developed with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Breathe Better at School Brochure
Asthma is the leading chronic illness among children in the United States. It is also a leading cause of school absenteeism. Learn about common allergens and irritants found in schools. This brochure was developed with support from CDC.
Breathe Better at Work
Understand the common allergens and irritants that can cause asthma in the workplace. Learn about your rights under the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA). This brochure was developed with support from CDC.
Environmental Triggers for Asthma
Asthma triggers are all around you – indoors, outside, and in the workplace. How to identify those triggers? Learn how to avoid your triggers and better manage your asthma. This infographic is part of CDC’s EXHALE campaign.
How to Reduce Asthma Triggers
What evidence-based practices can help reduce environmental asthma triggers? This infographic is part of CDC’s EXHALE campaign. It provides healthcare professionals and state asthma programs a list of strategies they can implement to help patients.
Tips to Control Your Child’s Asthma
Learn the six strategies to help keep your child out of the hospital or emergency department. This infographic is part of CDC’s EXHALE campaign to reduce asthma symptoms, prevent asthma attacks and keep your child active and in school.
How Climate Change Affects Asthma
Climate change is harmful for people living with asthma. Get answers to your questions: What exactly is climate change? Why is it bad for people with asthma? What can we do – in our homes and communities – to protect our health? How can we help slow down climate change now and in the future?