Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long do services last?
A. Each child’s asthma is different. A child usually finishes the program in 2-3 home visits in a 3-6 month time frame.

Q. Can I return to the Asthma Start Program if my child’s environment or health changes?
A. Yes.

Q. Can I have more than one child participate in the Asthma Start Program?
A. Yes. Children from the same household may participate in the program as long as they meet all the eligibility guidelines.

Q. Do the Asthma Coordinators speak languages other then English?
A. Yes, they also speak Spanish. However, if another language is needed, there would be an interpreter.

Q. Does a doctor need to refer me?
A. No, families can self refer. The program also receives referrals from teachers, social service agencies, and friends of satisfied participants.

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