What is it?
The CT River Area Health District (CRAHD) received funding from the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and has partnered with Middlesex Hospital to coordinate a regional asthma home assessment program, Putting on AIRS, in DPH Asthma Region 5. Putting on AIRS is a program designed to target the reduction of environmental asthma triggers in your home.
Who can participate?
This program is available to residents of the CRAHD District which include: Old Saybrook, Clinton, Deep River, Haddam and Chester who suffer from asthma and/or have a child who suffers from asthma. Click for Program Brochure (English/Spanish).
In addition, the following Towns may also participate in the program: Essex, Westbrook, Killingworth, East Haddam, Durham, Middlefield, Middletown, Cromwell, Portland, East Hampton, Marlborough, Hebron and Colchester.
How much will it cost?
This program is provided at no cost to you and has been funded by the CT Department of Public Health.
What services does this program provide?
With your permission, an Asthma Educator and an Environmental Specialist will visit your home to assess the home for environmental triggers of asthma. Specifically, the following services will be provided during the home visit:
How do I schedule a visit?
If you are a community member and/or service provider and would like to make a referral please contact the Putting on AIRS Program Coordinator, Sherry Carlson at 860-661-3300 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Physicians: If you would like to make a patient referral, click here to access the referral form.
For more information regarding Asthma, please visit the following websites and/or contact the CRAHD at (860) 661-3300.