American Lung Association in Pennsylvania


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United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ProgramPrograms include:
- Radon Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and reduction methods. Radon testing kits available for purchase
- Carbon Monoxide Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and proper steps to take
- Air Pollution Awareness: Information on asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants
- Advocacy for Lung Health: Supporting individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures
- Freedom from Smoking Classes (referral): An 8-session (7 week) program of behavior modification for smoking cessation. Provides suggestions on how to build a healthier lifestyle, including relaxation techniques and avoiding weight gain. Fee is set through participating sites (free through above web site). Participants must finalize fee and program dates through sponsoring hospital. Call ALA for info
- Provides information on a residential camp for children, ages 8-13, who have asthma
- Also sponsors Better Breather Club Support Group for people living with COPD
- Asthma Walk fundraiser, Walk for Life and Breath fundraiser
- Call Center: Trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide immediate and comprehensive information about specific lung-health issues such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and tuberculosis. Also will provide information on topics including allergies, how to quit smoking and environmental issues. Offers physician referrals
LocationCumberland
Geographic AreaSouth Central Pennsylvania; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJoy Blankley Meyer
Contact's Phone717-541-5864 ext 137
Contact's Emailjmeyer@lunginfo.org
Physical Site Address 13001 Old Gettysburg Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipCamp Hill, PA 17011
Main Phone717-514-5864
Hotline Phone800-586-4872 Lung Hotline
Other Phone202-785-3355
Fax717-514-8828
Program Emailinfo@lung.org
Web Addresswww.lunginfo.org
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
This Program: American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Affiliated Services: American Lung Association in PA - Northeast Regional Office
American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
American Lung Association of Pennsylvania - Mid-Atlantic Region
American Lung Association of Pennsylvania - Smoking Cessation Program