Working to Prevent and Manage Asthma
The Oregon Asthma Program's vision is to improve the quality of life for Oregonians with asthma so that all people in Oregon live, work, play, and learn in communities that support health and optimal quality of life.
Our mission is to advance policies, environments, and systems that promote health and prevent and manage asthma and other chronic diseases.
On this page
Find the latest data on the burden of asthma in Oregon
fact sheet on Asthma among Oregon Health Plan Members
now available. This fact sheet includes asthma risk factors, cost, hospitalization and medication use difference among Oregon Health Plan members compared to those not on the Oregon Health Plan.
Need help to quit smoking?
- Call 1-800-QUIT NOW (1-800-784-8669)
- Español: 1-877-2NO FUME (1-877-266-3863)
- TTY: 1-877-777-6534
- Website: www.quitnow.net/oregon
Need help managing your asthma?
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a six-week workshop that provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions such as asthma. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support and tools for managing stress, medications, communication with your health care providers, better breathing, and more.
Find a workshop near you!
Call 1-888-576-7414 or visit healthoregon.org/livingwell.
Oregon's Asthma Leadership Plan
The Oregon Asthma Leadership Plan outlines the statewide goals, objectives and strategies needed to address and measure these priority areas. The Leadership Plan is a statewide call for action to achieve positive long-term asthma outcomes and to improve the quality of life for all Oregonians with asthma.
5-Year Strategic Plan (2012-2017)
The 5-Year Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Strategic Plan tackles chronic disease prevention with a comprehensive, community-wide approach to help people eat better, move more, live tobacco free, and take care of themselves. This means achieving better health, better care, and lower health care costs for all Oregonians.