American Lung Association in Pennsylvania

American Lung Association in Pennsylvania


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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServicePrograms 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
Geographical 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
Intake ProcedureMust call for services
 
Client Information
Target PopulationPhysical Concerns
GenderEither
EligibilityOpen to the public
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesVary, See program details
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Joy Blankley Meyer
Contact's Phone 717-971-1118
Contact's Email joy.meyer@lung.org
Physical Site Address 1 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd
Physical Site City, State, Zip Camp Hill, PA 17011
Mailing Address 1 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd
Mailing City, State, Zip Camp Hill, PA 17011
Main Phone 717-971-1118
Hotline Phone 800-586-4872 Lung Hotline
Other Phone 202-785-3355
Fax 717-514-8828
Service Location Email info@lung.org
Web Address www.lunginfo.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
This Service: American Lung Association in Pennsylvania
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Environmental Hazards Information (JP-6500.1900)
Lung Disease (YF-3000.4780)
Occupational Health and Safety (JP-6300)
Pollution Control (JD-6500)
Radon Testing (JP-6500.1800-700)
Smoking Cessation (RX-8450.7900)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500.8500)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)