Asthma is a significant health concern in Detroit, Michigan. According tocurrent data from , the prevalence of asthma in the city of Detroit is 74%higher than that of Michigan as a whole. Asthma affects 24.8 millionAmericans, including 5.5 million children, and is the leading cause of emergency room visits in children. This is why we must take action! Let's give our children an equal chance at a healthy environment
The Air Quality Monitoring Program's (AQMP) main goal is to decrease asthma symptoms in children by reducing environmental asthma triggers found within childcare settings. This is accomplished by identifying asthma triggers in the environment. Examples of environmental asthma triggers are:
The city of Detroit offers a range of resources on including a healthy air quality index meter, wild fire smoke alerts, and an air quality hotline number.
Navigate to the city of Detroit website for more air quality resources.
Are you in need of an Air Quality test in the Metro-Detroit area? The Green Door Initiative offers free in-person consultations for businesses and individuals who are in need of assistance. We use air monitoring equipment to acquire real time air quality information in childcare facilities. These air monitors measure pollutants like particulate matter (PM) 2.5, NO2, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), etc. All of this is done at no cost to the facility.
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