Beginning Nov. 20, 2023, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered to their home by visiting COVIDTests.gov. If you did not order tests this fall, you may place two orders for a total of eight tests. Additionally, before you discard any “expired” test kits you have, please check here to see if the expiration dates of your COVID-19 tests have been extended.

Regional Activities

Clinical Management & Professional Education Intervention:
 
The goal is to educate, train, and encourage the appropriate diagnosis and management of asthma by health professionals, by incorporating “best practices“ consistent with National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines.
 

Easy Breathing Program

ccmc logoThe CT Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) Asthma Center began the Pediatric Easy Breathing Program, a copyrighted asthma clinical management program based on National Asthma Education Prevention Program (NAEPP) Guidelines. It is a professional education program that trains pediatric providers to determine asthma severity, utilize treatment protocol guidelines for determining proper therapy, and to develop individual treatment plans.

 

Easy Breathing for Adults                              

The Easy Breathing for Adults Program is a professional education program that trains internal medicine residents in evidenced-based as well as systems-based medicine. The program promotes documented adherence by physicians to the National Institutes of Health’s, National Asthma Education and Prevention Program’s (NAEPP) diagnosis and treatment guidelines.