Press Releases from Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Please contact AAFA by email at or (202) 974-1223 (202) 974-1223 for media inquiries.

AAFA Launches New Health Equity Initiative for Communities Facing Highest Burden of Asthma Download PDF (May 3, 2022)

AAFA Asks Congress to Act on the Growing Asthma and Allergy Burden on Individuals and Communities Download PDF (April 26, 2022)

AAFA Urges President Biden to Act As Asthma Deaths Rise Download PDF (March 31, 2022)

AAFA Offers Essential Tips to Help With Seasonal Allergy Woes Download PDF (March 29, 2022)

AAFA's 2022 Allergy Capitals™ Report Identifies the Most Challenging Cities for Spring and Fall Allergies Download PDF (March 2, 2022)

Elijah's Law Report Finds Major Gaps in Child Care Policies for Food Allergy Nationwide Download PDF (February 25, 2022)

Renegade's SWEAT-X Free and Clear first laundry detergent to earn the asthma & allergy friendly® certification Download PDF (November 9, 2021)

New Initiative, “Little Airways, Big Voices,” Brings Voice of Families Impacted by Childhood Asthma to the Forefront of Drug Development Download PDF (September 15, 2021)

AAFA Issues Alert to Brace for a Spike in Asthma Hospitalizations and Emergencies Download PDF (September 9, 2021)

AAFA and Healthy Air Partners Coalition Meet with EPA on Pollution and Climate Change Download PDF  (May 20, 2021)

AAFA Applauds 2021 EPA National Environmental Leadership Award Winner Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego Severe Asthma Program Download PDF  (May 5, 2021)

AAFA’s 2021 Asthma Capitals™ Report Lists Most Challenging Cities to Live in the U.S. With AsthmaDownload PDF (May 5, 2021)

Zoom-In on Health Equity: AAFA Asks Congress to Tackle Racial Disparities in Asthma and Allergy Download PDF  (April 30, 2021)

AAFA Meets Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month with 31 Days of Action Download PDF (April 29, 2021)

AAFA Celebrates Massive Health Policy Change; Lawmakers Pass FASTER Act Making Sesame A Major Food Allergen Download PDF (April 14, 2021)

AAFA and OMRON Healthcare Join Together to Provide More Respiratory Medical Care to Underserved Communities Download PDF (March 31, 2021)

AAFA Boosts Advocacy Efforts on FASTER Act Download PDF (March 4, 2021)

AAFA’s 2021 Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks Top U.S. Cities for Seasonal Allergies Download PDF (February 23, 2021)

AAFA Supports the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act Download PDF (February 8, 2021)

Huge AAFA Advocacy Victory! School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act, H.R. 2468 Becomes Law Download PDF (January 5, 2021)

AAFA Celebrates Advocacy Win! Congress Passes School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act, H.R. 2468Download PDF (December 17, 2020)

AAFA’s Medical Scientific Council Shares Statement on Early Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Questions for People with Allergies Download PDF (December 16, 2020)

AAFA Applauds Senate Version of FASTER Act Passage Download PDF (December 9, 2020)

AAFA CEO and President, Kenneth Mendez Tapped for 2021 National Health Council Board of DirectorsDownload PDF (December 8, 2020)

AAFA Responds to New Updates of Federal Asthma Management GuidelinesDownload PDF   (December 3, 2020)

AAFA Responds to U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Rule on Traveling with Animals on PlanesDownload PDF(December 2, 2020)

AAFA Praises U.S. House Passage of the FASTER Act Download PDF(November 17, 2020)

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Takes the Virtual Stage at Digital Greenbuild 2020 International Conference & Expo Download PDF(November 10, 2020)

AAFA Receives CDC Funding Award to Improve Asthma Care and Outcomes for At-Risk Populations Through Comprehensive Community Health InterventionsDownload PDF(October 29, 2020)

AAFA and IMPACT DC Partner on Bridging Health Disparities GapDownload PDF (October 8, 2020)

AAFA Applauds House Passage of School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act, H.R. 2468 Download PDF (September 29, 2020)

AAFA Releases Asthma Disparities in America: A Roadmap to Reducing Burden on Racial and Ethnic MinoritiesDownload PDF  (September 16, 2020)

AAFA Appoints Melanie Carver Chief Mission OfficerDownload PDF (August 6, 2020)

AAFA Unveils “COVID-19 and Asthma Toolkit for Schools” Download PDF(July 1, 2020)

Samsung’s Cube Air Purifier earns asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Download PDF(May 29, 2020)

AAFA and MedicAlert Foundation Announce a New Pact to Help Save Lives Download PDF(May 5, 2020)

“More Than Skin Deep” Voice of the Patient Report ReleasedDownload PDF(March 18, 2020)

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Collaborates With Trane for Innovative Solutions to Improve Indoor Air Quality Download PDF(March 12, 2020)

2020 Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks the Most Challenging Cities in the U.S. for AllergiesDownload PDF(March 10, 2020)

AAFA Testifies Before House Committee About the Importance of the School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act Download PDF(January 8, 2020)

AAFA Offers New Digital Tool for Instant Access to Asthma and Health Insurance HelpDownload PDF(December 5, 2019)

Demetrius Harris Partners with AAFA’s Kids With Food Allergies for NFL's My Cause My Cleats Campaign Download PDF(December 5, 2019)

AAFA Explains Potential Halloween Hazards for Kids With Food Allergies Download PDF(October 17, 2019)

AAFA Reveals the 2019 State Honor RollDownload PDF (September 4, 2019)

AAFA Releases “My Life With Food Allergy” Report Download PDF(August 15, 2019)

More Than Skin Deep InitiativeDownload PDF(August 1, 2019)

AAFA Responds to Premature ICER Review of New Peanut Allergy Treatments Download PDF(July 11, 2019)

AAFA Elevates Patient Voice in ICER Review of New Peanut Allergy TreatmentsDownload PDF(June 14, 2019)

AAFA Announces 2019 Asthma Capitals™ Download PDF(May 7, 2019)

AAFA Highlights Significant Impacts of Asthma and Allergic Diseases for Awareness MonthDownload PDF(May 1, 2019)

Popular Serta Smart Defense Pillow Now CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®  Download PDF(March 14, 2019)

2019 Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks the Most Challenging Cities Nationwide for Allergies   Download PDF(March 12, 2019)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Offers Free Online Course for Severe AsthmaDownload PDF (February 19, 2019)

AAFA Thanks President Trump for Highlighting America’s Need for Affordable Health CareDownload PDF (February 6, 2019)

Short Film Features Philadelphia Housing Impacts on HealthDownload PDF  (November 15, 2018)

Groups Unite to Curb Oral Corticosteroid Overexposure in Asthma Treatment Download PDF  (November 15, 2018)

AAFA Elects Dr. Richard Murray as New Board Chair Download PDF  (November 13, 2018)

AAFA Announces Free Online Course for Asthma Patients Download PDF  (November 8, 2018)

AAFA and Allergy Standards Host Allergy Summit to Elevate Industry and Consumer Perspectives to Improve Products for Allergy Aware Consumers Download PDF  (November 1, 2018)

AAFA Applauds FDA First Steps Toward Declaring Sesame as Major Allergen Download PDF  (October 30, 2018)

Healthier Home Initiative Addresses Philadelphia’s Asthma Crisis Download PDF  (October 18, 2018)

AAFA Atopic Dermatitis Study Overview ReleasedDownload PDF  (October 3, 2018)

2018 Fall Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks the Most Challenging Cities Nationwide for Allergies  Download PDF  (September 25, 2018)

AAFA Applauds Walgreens and Kaléo Partnership, Increasing Patient Access to Life-Saving Epinephrine   Download PDF  (September 10, 2018)

Guardsman® Dusting Cloths Earn asthma & allergy friendly® Certification  Download PDF  (August 22, 2018)

EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex Paint by True Value Has Earned the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Mark   Download PDF  (July 26, 2018)

AAFA Receives Award From PCORI for BASIC Project  Download PDF  (May 10, 2018)

2018 Asthma Capitals™ Report Ranks the Most Challenging Cities in the U.S. for Asthma   Download PDF (May 1, 2018)

New CLEO™ HOME Flooring Becomes CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly®  Download PDF  (April 25, 2018)

2018 Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks the Most Challenging Cities Nationwide for Allergies   Download PDF(April 20, 2018)

Sanitaire® EON ALLERGEN Upright Vacuum cleaner the First CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Commercial Vacuum Cleaner Download PDF (April 12, 2018)

LG Styler First Certified asthma & allergy friendly® Steam Clothing Care System  Download PDF (March 7, 2018)

AAFA Study Shows a Higher Burden of Disease for Patients With Adult- and Late Childhood-onset Atopic Dermatitis (AD) vs Patients With Early Childhood-onset AD  Download PDF (March 4, 2018)

The asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Showcases Its Certified Products and Services at AAAAI 2018  Download PDF (March 2, 2018)

Mercedes-Benz USA Offers the First CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Automotive Cabin Air Filter  Download PDF (February 28, 2018)

AAFA Issues Parental Guidance Warning About New Peter Rabbit Film Download PDF (February 12, 2018)

AAFA Appoints New CEO Kenneth Mendez Download PDF(January 25, 2018)

New DēLonghi Dehumidifiers Offer the First Certified Option for Millions of People Living With Asthma, Allergies Download PDF(October 16, 2017)

Three Kenmore Vacuums Made by Cleva North America Earn asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Download PDF (October 6, 2017)

Trane® CleanEffects Air Cleaner Is the First CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Whole Home Air Cleaner Option Download PDF (September 21, 2017)

Bedding Products From Indo Count Become CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Download PDF (September 20, 2017)

Bedding From Luxeport and ALLIED Home Becomes a CERTIFIED Option for People With Asthma and Allergies Download PDF (September 15, 2017)

Wicked Sheets Knit Performance Bedding Becomes CERTIFIED asthma & allergy friendly® Download PDF (August 22, 2017)

May 2017 Awareness Month Tackles Asthma Allergy Epidemic Download PDF(May 2, 2017)

AAFA Announces Departure of CEO Dr. Cary Sennett  Download PDF(April 3, 2017)

AAFA Launches Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry to Propel Patient-Centered Research  Download PDF(February 28, 2017)

LG Air Purifiers Earn AAFA Certification  Download PDF(February 27, 2017)

Owens Corning® Pure Safety Insulation Receives AAFA Certification  Download PDF(February 7, 2017)

AAFA Applauds NIAID Release of Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy Download PDF(January 5, 2017)

AAFA Releases 2016 State Honor RollTM Report Download PDF(December 27, 2016)

asthma & allergy friendlyTM Certification Program Launches Free App to help Parents Find Products for a Healthier Home  Download PDF(December 20, 2016)

AAFA Releases 2016 Fall Allergy Capitals TM ReportDownload PDF(December 15, 2016)

AAFA’s Children’s Asthma Education Program Wins APHA Award Download PDF(December 1, 2016)

AAFA Co-Sponsored Report Provides Recommendations for Food Allergy Research, Treatment, and Policy Download PDF(November 30, 2016)

AAFA Contributes to Report Proposing Key Steps to Improving Healthcare Value Assessment Download PDF(June 21, 2016)

AAFA Partners with Coalition for Medicare Choices to Create New Respiratory-Focused Patient Education Resources Download PDF(June 6, 2016)

Football Star Partners with Asthma Foundation to Help Kids Tackle Asthma  Download PDF(May 3, 2016)

AAFA’s asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program Celebrates 10 Successful Years   Download PDF (April 25, 2016)

2016 Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report Ranks The Most Challenging Cities Nationwide For Allergies  Download PDF(March 23, 2016)

AAFA CEO Shares Patient Concerns About Restrictions to Allergen Immunotherapy at the AAAAI 2016 Symposium Download PDF (March 7, 2016)

AAFA Congratulates Dr. Robert Califf on Confirmation as FDA Commissioner Download PDF
(February 29, 2016)

AAFA to Comment on the Recruitment of Ethnically Diverse Populations to Support Clinical Trials Download PDF
(February 29, 2016)

AAFA Adds Prestigious Healthcare Leaders to Board of Directors Download PDF
(February 10, 2016)

New Survey Finds Most Americans Spend Little Time Thinking About Allergy Symptoms Download PDF
(February 1, 2016)

AAFA President, CEO Selected by State Insurance Commissioners for Important Patient Advocacy Role Download PDF
(January 19, 2016)

Decline In Prevalence of Childhood Asthma is Not the Whole Story Download PDF
(December 29, 2015)

Tech Is a Good Prescription for People with Asthma and Allergies (December 8, 2015)

Your Nose Knows It's Fall Allergy Season Download PDF
(November 4, 2015)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Awarded Patient Engagement Project by PCORI Download PDF
(October 9, 2015)

Asthma Foundation Awarded Project from CDC to Improve Asthma Control Among Underserved Adults Download PDF
(October 5, 2015)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation Releases Free Program for Asthma Educators, Now Available in Spanish Download PDF
(September 25, 2015)

New Survey Reveals Deficiencies in Care for Patients with Severe Allergic Reactions Download PDF
(January 15, 2015)

New Report Shows Most States Fall Behind on Asthma and Allergy School Policies Download PDF
(August 2014)

New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 At-Risk for Severe Allergic Reactions Download PDF
(October 21, 2013)

Allergies Could Hit Hard This Fall if High Temps, Storms and Tornadoes Strike as Predicted Download PDF
(September 17, 2013)

World Asthma Day 2013: There's More to Asthma than Meets the Air Download PDF
(May 7, 2013)

New 2013 Allergy Capital Rankings! Spring Allergies Start Strong and Last Long as Extreme Weather Patterns Continue Download PDF
(April 2, 2013)

New Report: Children With Asthma, Allergies Bear Burden of Unhealthy Schools Download PDF
(February 5, 2013)

AAFA Challenges Patients, Caregivers to 'Get Smart About Asthma' Download PDF
(January 24, 2013)