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MCAH Programs


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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034
Patients and Families

Patient education is a critical component for the self-management of asthma. The materials* provided below are intended for patients and their parents/guardians. They are offered in English and Spanish, and are at a 6th grade reading level or lower.

All About Asthma / Todo Sobre El Asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Asthma Triggers - What Can I Do to Reduce Them? / ¿Qué cosas provocar el asma? 

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Asthma Medicines / Medicamentos para el asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • The Asthma Flare-up / El Ataque de Asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Using a Peak Flow Meter / Como usar un medidor de flujo máximo

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Peak Flow Tracking Sheet / Hoja de control de flujo máximo

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Using an Action Plan / Uso de un Plan de Accion para el Asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Spacers / Espaciador

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Which Inhaler Do You Use? / ¿Qué inhalador usas?

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • My Child Has Asthma / Mi Hijo(a) Tiene Asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf
  • Exercising with Asthma / Cómo hacer ejercico cuando tiene asma

  • English pdf
  • Español pdf


  • *Materials are from the Asthma Provider Toolkit developed by the Los Angeles Asthma Clinical Partnership, which represents organizations dedicated to improving asthma countywide.

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