DOH Home  >>  Family Health Services

Asthma Awareness Month

May has been designated as “Asthma Awareness Month” and May 3rd is "World Asthma Day."  Asthma is a serious chronic disease of the lungs that causes swelling (inflammation) in the airways.  It is estimated that asthma affects approximately 735,000 New Jersey residents a year.  During the month of May, the focus will be on increasing the public’s understanding of asthma, environmental asthma triggers, and asthma management.  For more information on Asthma Awareness Month, events and asthma resources visit

Department of Health

P. O. Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360
Our Locations
Privacy policy, terms of use and contact form links State Privacy Notice legal statement DOH Feedback Page New Jersey Home

OPRA- Open Public RecordAct
department: njdoh home | index by topic | programs/services
statewide:njhome | services A to Z  | Departments/Agencies | FAQs
Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-

Last Modified: Monday, 28-Jul-14 09:02:30