Asthma

Asthma Action Plan

Everyone with asthma should have an Asthma Action Plan in writing. This plan provides information and instructions on how you can manage your asthma. It includes:

  • Medications
  • Recognizing when your symptoms get worse
  • What to do in an emergency

If you do not have a written Asthma Action Plan, take the form below to your doctor and have them fill it out for you.

 

Asthma Action Plans also tell school and other caregivers about your child’s asthma. This could include teachers, school nurses, and after school care staff.

Asthma Action Plan for Child Care

It is important for childcare providers to know how to manage your child's asthma. Here is a sample Asthma Action Plan you can use for a child in preschool, day care, etc.:

Asthma Action Plan for Students

Asthma Action Plans also tell school and other caregivers about your child’s asthma. This could include teachers, school nurses, and after school care staff. Work with your health care provider to create a plan for your child. Here is a sample Asthma Action Plan you can use for students in school:

Medical Review September 2015.