Communities across the nation are joining in the national effort to raise asthma awareness by planning Asthma Awareness Month activities and events.

Download EPA�s Event Planning Kit ( for more ideas, tips, and resources for reaching out to the media.

The Kit includes tips for:

*Holding an asthma awareness event at a school, local hospital or clinic, library, or your state�s capitol building ( );

* Distributing asthma materials (flyers, newsletters, etc.) and educating parents about environmental asthma triggers

* Partnering with local organizations to pool resources and increase publicity for your event (;

* Collaborating with local leaders/celebrities to boost awareness for your campaigns (;

* Garnering media attention for your event ( )