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.
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.
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.
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.
Hot Topic: Did you know there is a new COVID-19 vaccine?
The updated or bivalent COVID-19 booster protects against recent variants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.