Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP)

The Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP) offers free asthma education classes in familiar environments, such as schools, churches, daycare centers and community centers throughout the city. Classes are structured so both caregivers and children with asthma can learn simultaneously.

CAPP Annual Asthma Summit

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Classes for caregivers and their children are group-facilitated and led by parent educators who have been trained by CAPP staff to conduct classes.


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