Three tips for managing your asthma this winter

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December 1, 2023

It's the time of year to be excited about holiday gatherings! But if you have asthma, it's important to be careful. Cold weather and the season’s indoor social activities can mean more chances of sickness. Plus, your asthma can act up when you catch a cold or the flu. It's so it’s even more important to take good care of your health in the wintertime. Get back on the right track and connect with the care team by self enrolling, calling us at (410) 348-1905 or sending us an email. Here are some tips to keep yourself healthy this winter!

Get vaccinated

The flu shot is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. If you didn’t get your flu shot yet, make an appointment with your provider's office or pharmacy today!

Wash your hands

This simple habit can stop you from getting sick with a cold or the flu. Wash your hands with soap and water before you eat, after using the bathroom, and before you touch your face.

Follow your Asthma Action Plan

Following your Asthma Action Plan can help you manage or avoid your triggers and keep you in the holiday spirit. If you’re traveling, keep a copy of your plan with you so that your friends and family can know what to do in case of an emergency. Learn how Sha'Juan keeps her asthma in check in our latest interview!

Do you need more help?

If you need help with your asthma this winter, we are here for you! Have you downloaded the app? Send us a message through the Spotlight app for iOS or Spotlight app for Android. If not, call us at (410) 348-1905 or send us an email.

The content on this site is not and should not be considered medical advice or a substitute for individual medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should always talk to your health care provider(s) for diagnosis and treatment, including information regarding which drugs, therapy, or other treatment may be appropriate for you. Learn more here.

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