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Group Health Centre
Algoma Respiratory Education Program

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Description
  • Provides screening, assessment, treatment, education and support to individuals who suffer from a respiratory illness or disease
  • Assists individuals who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), or need screening for lung disease

Helps individuals with COPD:
  • Learn how COPD affects the lungs
  • Recognize chest infections and the steps to take
  • Manage stress
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Quit smoking
  • Medications and how to take them

For individuals with asthma, the program helps with the following:
  • How to use puffers and take prescribed medication
  • How to avoid exposure to triggers
  • Importance of not smoking
  • Warning signs and symptoms of reactions to watch for and how to know allergic and non-allergic triggers
  • Managing asthma using an Action Plan and peak flow monitoring
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Individuals who have, or are at risk of developing, respiratory problems
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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