As a parent of a child with asthma, you may be worried about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it might affect your child’s health and treatment. Respiratory viruses are a common trigger for asthma flare-ups, so now it’s more important than ever to continue managing your child’s asthma and keep their lungs healthy.

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Stay on top of your child’s asthma from the safety of your own home by making a telehealth appointment with a pediatrician at Vecino’s Airline Children’s Clinic.

Our pediatricians and clinical staff can help you make sure your child’s asthma is well-controlled and that you have adequate long-term control medicines and supplies on hand. 

Follow all the current coronavirus guidelines

The best thing you can do to protect your child with asthma right now is to follow the recommended guidelines, like staying at home as much as possible, maintaining social distancing, and encouraging everyone in your family to wash their hands frequently.

Keep a 30-day supply asthma medication and supplies on hand

If your child takes asthma medications, keep about 30 days’ worth of their medicines, including rescue inhalers or nebulizers, if necessary.

Stay on top of your child’s asthma from the safety of your own home by making a telehealth appointment with a pediatrician at Vecino’s Airline Children’s Clinic. Our doctors and clinical staff can help you make sure your child’s asthma is well-controlled and that you have adequate long-term control medicines and supplies on hand. 

Make sure your child’s asthma is well controlled

It’s important to make sure that your child’s asthma is well-controlled. Asthma is considered ‘well-controlled’ when:

  • Symptoms occur twice a week or less
  • You only need to use rescue medications like inhalers and bronchodilators twice a week or less
  • Your child doesn’t wake up with symptoms more than twice per month
  • You only need to fill your child’s rescue inhaler twice a year or less

Call Vecino’s Airline Children’s Clinic at 713-695-4013 to make a telehealth appointment today and talk to your child’s healthcare provider from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. New patients are welcome!