Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP) News and Updates

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Disparities in Asthma Outcomes: Personal Touch Can Make a Difference

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A few years before Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP) in 1997, our colleagues in the Emergency Department sent weekly tallies of how many patients from CHOP’s original off-site primary care practice at 39th Street came to the ED for asthma-related problems.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Expands CAPP+ Program, Partners With The Enterprise Center to Provide Resources, Training for Small Contractors

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to announce a partnership with The Enterprise Center, in conjunction with Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), to build the number of licensed contractors in Philadelphia and expand CHOP’s Community Asthma Prevention Program Plus Home Repairs (CAPP+) initiative.

Breathing Freely at Home

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By investing in home repairs, CHOP and Philadelphia are improving asthma outcomes.