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May is Asthma Awareness Month​

May is Asthma Awareness Month, a month-long communication campaign to raise awareness of this serious lung disease. California Breathing created social media messages for organizations and others to increase awareness about asthma in California, asthma triggers, and asthma control.​

Sample Social Media Posts

Share the following images and suggested messaging on social media. Click on each image to enlarge, then right click and “save image as."​

​​Adult with one hand on chest and other on an inhaler near mouth with text overlay “May is Asthma Awareness Month.”
​May is #AsthmaAwarenessMonth! #Asthma affects 1 in 7 Californians. Raise awareness by sharing and learning ways to help manage asthma and asthma triggers.

Learn more by visiting CDPH's California Breathing program

cdph.ca.gov/CaliforniaBreathing

Image description – Image of a woman holding an inhaler near mouth with text overlay “MAY IS Asthma Awareness Month."

Child using an inhaler with chamber with text overlay “May is Asthma Awareness Month.”




May is #AsthmaAwarenessMonth! #Asthma affects 1 in 7 Californians. Raise awareness by sharing and learning ways to help manage asthma and asthma triggers.

Learn more by visiting CDPH's California Breathing program 

cdph.ca.gov/CaliforniaBreathing

 

Image description – Image of a child using an inhaler with chamber with text overlay  “MAY IS​ Asthma Awareness Month."​

Teenager using an inhaler in front of a goal post with text overlay “May is Asthma Awareness Month.”



May is #AsthmaAwarenessMonth! #Asthma affects 1 in 7 Californians. Raise awareness by sharing and learning ways to help manage asthma and asthma triggers.

Learn more by visiting CDPH's California Breathing program

cdph.ca.gov/CaliforniaBreathing

 

Image description – Image of a teenager using an inhaler in front of a soccer goal post with text overlay “MAY IS Asthma Awareness Month."​

Group of smiling people with text overlay “About 1 in 7 Californians have asthma.”

About 1 in 7 Californians have asthma. With proper treatment, people with asthma can lead full and active lives. 

Learn more by visiting CDPH's California Breathing program 

cdph.ca.gov/CaliforniaBreathing

#Asthma #AsthmaAwarenessMonth

 

Image description – Image of a group of people with text overlay “About 1 in 7 Californians have asthma. With proper treatment, people with asthma can lead full and active lives."

Child having a hard time breathing with hand on chest and mother holding an inhaler with text about Rules of Two.

Is your asthma under control? Use the Rules of TWO to find out. Speak to your health care provider if you answer "Yes" to any of these questions.

Do you...

  • Take your quick relief inhaler more than TWO TIMES A WEEK?
  • Wake up due to asthma symptoms more than TWO TIMES A MONTH?
  • Refill your quick-relief inhaler more than TWO TIMES A YEAR?

#Asthma #AsthmaAwarenessMonth 

 

Image description – Image of a child with hand on chest and mother holding an inhaler. Text overlay says “Is your asthma under control? Find out by answering the Rules of TWO."​

Grout with mold and a rubber duckie toy with text overlay “Take control of #asthma triggers like mold.”
​Take control of #asthma triggers like mold. Safely clean up mold and fix water and moisture problems in the home.​

Learn more by visiting CDPH's mold webpage go.cdph.ca.gov/mold

#AsthmaAwarenessMonth

 

Image description – Image of grout with mold and a rubber duckie toy with text overlay “Take control of #Asthma triggers like mold."

Hand holding a perfume bottle with text overlay “Fragrances can worsen asthma.”
​#DYK Fragrances such as perfume, cologne, and air fresheners can worsen #asthma symptoms.​

Learn more about managing asthma at work by visiting CDPH's Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program at cdph.ca.gov/wrapp

 #AsthmaAwarenessMonth

 

Image description – Image of a hand holding a perfume bottle with text overlay “Fragrances can worsen asthma: perfume, colognes, air fresheners."



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