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Asthma - Minnesota Department of Health


Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult. This site has information on how to manage it and live well with asthma, as well as resources and tools for professionals who help people with asthma.

  • About Asthma

  • Learn the basics about asthma and how it affects the lungs, asthma symptoms, and common asthma triggers.
  • Managing Asthma

  • Learn how to manage your asthma on a daily basis by taking medicines that prevent (control) symptoms from developing, using inhaled (rescue) medicines when necessary, avoiding things that cause (trigger) asthma symptoms to flare up.
  • Data

  • State and national data, and reports.
  • For Communities

  • Resources for communities - posters, online educational learning.
  • For Homes

  • Resources for homeowners, renters, and landlords to support managing asthma in the home environment.
  • For Schools

  • Learn how to apply for a asthma mini grant and find information and resources for your school that will support students with asthma.
  • For Workplaces

  • Resources for workers, employers, and health care professionals on work-related asthma.
  • Who We Are

  • About the Minnesota Department of Health Asthma Program.
Updated Monday, 29-Jul-2019 16:44:29 CDT