June 24, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven County are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents who live in the Medium /Yellow counties who are at a high risk for severe illness, should talk to their health care provider about whether to wear a mask and take other precautions. These residents should stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Health Professionals

  

About the Updated Asthma Guidelines (2020):

Updated guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, released by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), provide the best available science-based information to use in the care of people living with asthma.

Guidelines offer health care providers guidance on:

  • The stepwise approach for the (medication) management of asthma in children ages 0-4 years, 5-11 years and, individuals ages 12 years and older; including decision-making on appropriate and preferred medication best management choices based on evidence.
  • Click here for 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines
  • Click here for Asthma Management Guidelines for Your Care

 

Asthma management is not a “one-size-fits-all”.  A personalized approach to asthma management:  continuous cycle.