When most people think about asthma and allergy care, they think of going to a clinic or emergency room. Now, thanks to the Breathmobile, asthma and allergy treatment comes to you. Breathmobiles are large mobile clinics that travel through major cities offering asthma and allergy treatment. In collaboration with the American Breathmobile Association California Regional, the Breathmobile program is run by the American Breathmobile Association (ABMA), a charitable organization dedicated to providing children, young adults and seniors with asthma and allergy care.
While it may be difficult to imagine receiving asthma or allergy treatment in a vehicle, the Breathmobile is a fully equipped mobile asthma and allergy clinic that visits schools where children are more likely to be uninsured. The service doesn’t require a referral and there is no charge for diagnosis or treatment. Patients are treated regardless of whether or not they have insurance. The services offered by each Breathmobile include an asthma and allergy evaluation by a medical specialist; ongoing medical treatment for asthma and allergies; education and training on the management of asthma and allergies; referral to county and community resources; and assistance to families in obtaining health insurance.
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