The following organizations can assist you in providing additional information on air pollution to share with your employees.
Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
The mission of Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago (RHAMC) is to promote healthy lungs and fight lung disease through research, advocacy and education. RHAMC offers informational brochures and handouts to educate employees about the effects of air pollution and ways to protect themselves and their families including:
- Preventing Air Pollution
- Finding Daily Air Quality Information
- Asthma Action Plans for Children and Adults
For more information, contact RHAMC at:
1440 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60607
888.880.LUNG (5864) (toll-free)
American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest
The American Lung Association (ALA) has taken action to reduce pollution that leads to asthma attacks and premature death. The organization also lobbies for stricter air pollution standards to protect health and reduce pollution from industry.
The ALA provides information on lung health as well as air quality, including its annual State of the Air Report. To receive a copy of this report or other materials, contact the local ALA offices at:
Greater Chicago Office Springfield Office
55 West Wacker Drive, Suite 800 3000 Kelly Lane
Chicago, Illinois 60601 Springfield, Illinois 62711