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Los Angeles
Keeping Kids Out of
the Emergency Room
and in School
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Is asthma or a
persistent cough
keeping your child
out of the game?
Asthma is the most common
chronic illness in childhood.
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Coughing? Wheezing?

Your child may have asthma.
Asthma results in 497,000 hospitalizations
and 1.8 million emergency department
visits each year.
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Is your child missing school
because of their asthma or
persistent cough?
Asthma accounts for 12.8 million
missed school days each year.

Breathmobile Program

Keeping Kids Out of the Emergency Room and in School

The LAC+USC Breathmobile program is a comprehensive, mobile-based pediatric asthma disease management program that delivers asthma-specialty care to inner-city children at no costs to their families. It was created in 1995 as a collaborative effort to improve preventative asthma care for underserved children in Los Angeles County by providing local site team-based asthma care to decrease health disparities.

Learn More | Download Breathmobile Referral Form (PDF)

Contact Breathmobile Clinics

Mobile 1: (323) 640-9670
Eagle Rock, East LA, El Monte, South Gate

Mobile 2: (323) 640-1606
Canoga Park, North Hills, North Hollywood, San Fernando, Sun Valley, Sylmar, Van Nuys, Bell, Cudahy, Huntington Park, South Gate

Mobile 3: (323) 640-6652
Bell Gardens, Carson, Huntington Park, Maywood, Montebello, Monterrey Park, San Pedro, Wilmington

More Asthma Facts

The estimated economic cost of asthma is $19.7 billion each year.
Certain triggers such as allergies, tobacco smoke, weather conditions, and respiratory infections can make asthma worse!
Taking daily preventative medicines can decrease asthma symptoms for patients with persistent asthma.

Thank You!

Thank you for your generous support of the LAC+USC Breathmobile Program!
  • The Hicks Family Foundation
  • Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
  • Los Angeles County +University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Louis Legacy Foundation and Jules Hulburd
  • The Jerome Alston Foundation

If you are currently experiencing an asthma attack, call your physician or 911.