Asthma Care Program

The Asthma Care Program provides FREE asthma self-management education and home environmental walkthroughs to people with poorly controlled asthma. 

The goal is to reduce missed school or workdays, urgent care visits, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations due to asthma. 

Program details:

  • Two in-home or virtual sessions with walkthrough; two follow-up calls
  • Self-management education by a trained asthma educator
    • Early warning signs and triggers
    • Asthma action plan review
    • Review of asthma medications and proper inhaler use

Home environmental walkthrough:

  • Asthma triggers increase the risk of an asthma attack
  • Trained staff identify asthma triggers in the home and provide recommendations to help reduce triggers
  • Free asthma trigger reduction items may be provided
  • Common asthma triggers include:
    • Smoke
    • Mold
    • Pet dander
    • Dust mites
    • Pests

Who would benefit?

Anyone whose asthma causes:

  • Missed school or workdays
  • Emergency department visits
  • Hospitalizations
  • Urgent care visits 

Contact information:

Please reach out if you are interested in participating in this FREE program or with any questions.

Tessa Kohler
Tessa.Kohler@kenoshacounty.org
262-909-3917

A Program fact sheet is available here.