Each Breath Blog

Breathing is essential to life, and through this blog, we hope to illustrate the importance of lung health. Hear directly from experts, researchers, staff and volunteers about our ongoing fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.

Protecting Yourself This Respiratory Virus Season

Many respiratory viruses circulate in the fall and winter seasons causing illness of varying severity across the United States. Three common viruses include flu, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and COVID-19. Read More

Debunking Myths About Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Vaccines

Learn more about updated COVID-19 vaccines and how they can help protect our lung health. Read More

Mission Moment September 2023

The arrival of fall means the return of many infectious respiratory diseases like seasonal flu, RSV and COVID-19, which are on the rise. Read More

Testing for and Treating COVID-19: Steps to Take if You’re at High-Risk

The American Lung Association provides you with the information you need to know to help protect yourself and others from severe illness from COVID-19 this virus season. Read More

Hot Topic: Did you know there is a new COVID-19 vaccine?

The updated or bivalent COVID-19 booster protects against recent variants. Read More

Evusheld: Providing Protection for the Most Vulnerable Against the COVID-19 Virus

Evusheld is a combination of two monoclonal antibodies (tixagevimab and cilgavimab) to help your body build more protection against the COVID-19 virus. Read More

COVID-19 Hot Topics: BA.5 Variant

Omicron has mutated into many subvariants, including BA.5 which is now the dominate strain of COVID-19 in the United States. Here is what you need to know about BA.5 to help stay safe from serious COVID-19 illness. Read More

5 Reasons Your Child Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccination

The ACIP and CDC now recommends COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 6 months and older. This means that approximately 18 million additional children are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More

Unique Challenges in Treating COVID-19 in Rural America

Jill’s parents live 585 miles from her, in a small town of around 1,000 people. Her dad, Roger, must travel 70 miles to visit his primary care provider. Read More

Life After a Lung Transplant, During a Pandemic

Laura R. shares how being immunocompromised due to living with IPF and a lung transplant impacts her risk of COVID-19. Read More

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