Here is a list of Asthma resources for the family around the Bay Area
Asthma Start: A program in the Alameda County Public Health Department that offers home visits and education to families in the county who have children 18 and younger with an asthma diagnosis.
Phone: (510) 383-5181
Davis Street: This organization, in San Leandro, has free clinics.
Phone: (510) 347-4620
Kerry's Kids offers medical clinics, including one in Berkeley that's open to the public. Call for hours and to reserve a spot.
Phone: (510) 444-4326
Northern California Breathmobile (West Oakland Asthma Coalition): A mobile asthma clinic that visits schools in Alameda and western Contra Costa counties.
Phone: (510) 763-1880
Order of Malta Northern California Clinic on the Christ the Light Cathedral campus in downtown Oakland
Phone: (510) 587-3000
Breathe California of the Bay Area (San Jose): Home visits, support groups, classes and summer camp for kids with asthma (ages 6-12).
Phone: (408) 998-5865
More information about asthma:
Allergy & Asthma Network: http://www.aanma.org
American Lung Association: http://www.lung.org
Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Initiative (RAMP): www.rampasthma.org
Editor's note: Know of other helpful resources, please let us know.
. - Katy Murphy email@example.com