COVID-19 & Asthma Resources

This video was recorded on March 20, 2020. COVID 19 information changes daily. 

  • CDC now states that people with moderate to severe asthma may be at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19

  • CDC now advises everyone to wear a mask in public.



COVID-19: What asthmatics need to know 

Does having asthma increase your chances of COVID-19? Are you more susceptible of becoming critically ill with this virus?


SaferCare Texas' Project Coordinator, Kim Nguyen, delivers critical information for those with respiratory complications.

Below is a compiled list of resources and recommendations our asthmatic community can use to prepare and learn more about COVID-19. 

List of Approved

Non-Bleach Cleaning

Products to Use

Bleach cleaning supplies can trigger asthma symptoms for people who are asthmatic. 

People with Asthma and COVID-19 - CDC

People with moderate to severe asthma may be at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19.  

Quick Reference Chart: Symptoms of COVID-19, Cold, Flu and Seasonal Allergies

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.

Last updated: 4/29/20

Tarrant County Public Health

Facts about COVID-19

Tarrant County Hotline: 817-248-6299 (24/7

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas COVID-19 information

Hotline: Dial 2-1-1 or (877)-541-7905

2-1-1 Texas Resource Finder

Find help with food, health, housing and much more.

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019 - CDC

Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children

COVID-19 and Smoking: A systematic review of the evidence

 Smoking may increase the risk for severe COVID-19 and make asthma worse. See the evidence on smoking and COVID-19. 

Help Yourself Quit Tobacco

Check this free resource to change your tobacco habits 

Manage anxiety as a part of your asthma control - CDC

Managing stress and anxiety is especially important for those with asthma, as strong emotions can trigger asthma symptoms. 

COVID-19 What You Need to Know - CDC

Get the latest United States COVID-19 updates 

American College of Allergy and Asthma (ACAA)

Asthma and Allergy Federation of America (AAFA)

American Lung Association

Professional and Non-Profit Associations

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