Mississippi State Department of Health

Asthma Action Plan


An Asthma Action Plan is a plan made by a you and your doctor. Following the steps in this plan will help you prevent an asthma episode or guide you to the right response if you do have an episode.

How can I get an Asthma Action Plan?

Click on the link below to see an Asthma Action Plan developed by the American Lung Association. Print this plan and take it to your doctor to fill out.

What information should an Asthma Action Plan include?

Make sure your Action Plan contains this essential information to help you prevent or respond to an asthma episode:

Who should have an Asthma Action Plan?

Everyone with asthma should have an Asthma Action Plan. Family, friends and caregivers should have a copy of the Asthma Action Plan. School nurses, teachers, coaches and babysitters should have a copy of a child's Asthma Action Plan.

Learn More

Links referenced
About Asthma    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,7183,235,425,html
Indoor Triggers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,7182,235,425,html
Outdoor Triggers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,7181,235,425,html
Parents    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,7180,235,425,html
Asthma Resources    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,235,html

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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