Success with CHWs Asthma

Reports & Online Resources

American Lung Association Asthma and Children Fact Sheet, Feb 2017

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Community Health Worker Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Asthma Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Homes, May 2017 (PDF)
This 11-page guide describes home assessments and interventions to decrease asthma morbidity including patient referral criteria, home visitor characteristics and training, visit formats, implementation guidelines and evaluation.

Center for Disease Control, Learning As We Grow: Evaluation Highlights from the National Asthma Control Program Grantees, May 2015 (PDF). Hawaii (p 5), Massachusetts (p 11) and Texas (25) feature CHW strategies.

EPA Asthma Network

Merck Childhood Asthma Network Childhood Asthma Infographic (PDF)

Minnesota CHW Tool Kit, 2016 (PDF)

National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) State CHW Models

Sinai Urban Health Institute, Best Practice Guidelines for Implementing and Evaluating CHW Programs in Health Care Settings, January 2014 (PDF)

Wilder Research Center. Experiences of CHW Employers in Minnesota: A review of CHW utilization, lessons learned, and future outlook from select organizations employing CHWs in Minnesota, November 2015. (PDF)