Asthma Management GuidelinesGuidelines for the management of asthma in California schools.
Asthma is a leading cause of school absenteeism. Pursuant to California Education Code Section 49423.1, students are permitted to carry and use their inhaled asthma medication at school as needed, provided the appropriate written authorization forms have been received by the school.
Asthma Action Plan
A document for healthcare providers to complete with families and students to assist other caregivers in managing the student’s asthma. Also available in other languages, including Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese on the Regional Asthma Management & Prevention (http://www.rampasthma.org/info-resources/asthma-action-plans) website.
California Education Code - 49423.1
Permits a student to carry and use their inhaled asthma medication at school as needed, provided the appropriate written authorization forms have been completed.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Asthma Resources for Health Professionals and Schools
Includes information on strategies for addressing asthma in schools and videos to help children and caregivers learn to correctly use inhalers.
Overview for California Schools Asthma Medication Law
A summary guide to understanding how students can carry and use their asthma medication at school.