Press Releases

See the latest press releases and statements from the American Lung Association.

Apr 20, 2021

Charleston-Huntington-Ashland Metro Area Receives “B” Grade for Best Ever Results for Ozone Smog

Apr 20, 2021

Richmond Metro Area Posts Best-ever Marks for All Three Pollutant Measures, Best for 14th Year for Year-round Particle Pollution, Finds 2021 ‘State of the Air’ Report

Apr 20, 2021

Hampton Roads, for First Time, Ranks among Cleanest Metro Areas in U.S. for Ozone Smog; Worsens from Last Year’s Best for Year-round Particle Pollution, Finds 2021 ‘State of the Air’ Report

Jan 27, 2021

New Lung Association Report: Ending Tobacco Use in Virginia Critical to Saving Lives, Especially during Pandemic

Nov 17, 2020

American Lung Association’s ‘State of Lung Cancer’ Report Finds Virginia Among the Best States for Lung Cancer Treatment Rates; Latino Residents Least Likely to be Diagnosed Early

Sep 15, 2020

Transition to Electric Vehicles Would Save Virginia Lives, Avoid Economic Impacts

Sep 02, 2020

American Lung Association Announces Robust Plan To End Youth Vaping for Virginia Students, Parents, Schools

Jul 14, 2020

American Lung Association Calls on Virginia Residents to Pledge to Stand Up For Clean Air, Take Action on Climate Change

Jun 24, 2020

American Lung Association Joins Forces with Laura Dern and CVS Health to Raise Vital COVID-19 Funds

Apr 21, 2020

For 13th Year, Richmond Metro Area Posts Best Results Ever for Year-round Particle Pollution, Finds 2020 ‘State of the Air’ Report

Freedom From Smoking Training
, | Jun 13, 2021
Transgender Cultural Fluency & LGBTQ+ Lung Health Disparities
, | Jun 14, 2021