AIRNow.gov Resources for Health Care Providers

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AIRNow.gov Resources for Health Care Providers

Description

AirNow is a Web site that provides national air quality information including air quality forecasts and condition maps. A dedicated page for health care providers provides information about air quality and its impacts on humans. This information can be used to help patients protect their health by reducing their exposure to air pollution.

The provider page includes the following resources and materials:

  • Asthma and outdoor air pollution fact sheet
  • Ozone and your patients’ health online training
  • Effects of common air pollutants medical poster (including Spanish version)

Developer:

National Association of Clean Air Agencies

Funding Sources:

National Association of Clean Air Agencies

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: April 2009
Last Updated: 03/31/10

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