US COPD Coalition

Month: September 2020


Attention COPD Patients and Providers: Opportunity to Help with the creation of Home Pulmonary Rehabilitation Resources

Respiratory Health Association, a lung health non-profit based in Chicago, is working on the development of pulmonary rehabilitation resources that can be used at home. As a part of the development process, we want to survey patients living with COPD to understand your experience with pulmonary rehabilitation, any barriers you have experienced with access to … Read more


USCC Announces Board of Director Election Results

The US COPD Coalition (USCC) recently held its annual election for Board of Directors. Board members Joel Africk, Patricia Jellen, Akshay Sood, and Sharon Cornelison were each re-elected to a three-year term. Following the election, the Board of Directors met on September 17th and re-elected the following Board members to serve as the Executive Committee … Read more


Allergy & Asthma Network Joins US COPD Coalition

The US COPD Coalition (USCC) is pleased to announce that the Allergy & Asthma Network (AAN) is the latest organization to join the Coalition. The Allergy & Asthma Network’s application for membership was unanimously approved by the USCC’s Board of Directors on September 17, 2020. “AAN’s membership in the US COPD Coalition will add great … Read more


Flu Shots – What you need to know

The following information about influenza vaccines is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get … Read more


Stay Safe Over the Holidays

With the holiday season approaching, many people will be traveling or attending gatherings with friends and family. Travel increases your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. If you must travel, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has tips on ways to … Read more