American Lung Association in PA - Northeast Regional Office

American Lung Association in Pennsylvania


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General Information
Description of ServiceServices 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.
LocationLackawanna
Geographical AreaAdams, 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
Intended ParticipantsGeneral Public
EligibilityOpen to the public
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 717-541-5864 x137
Contact's Email jmeyer@lunginfo.org
Physical Site Address 1 Marywood University
Physical Site Address 2 2300 Adams Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Scranton, PA 18504
Main Phone 717-514-5864
Hotline Phone 800-586-4872
Other Phone 202-785-3355
Fax 570-969-5280
Service Location Email info@lung.org
Web Address www.lungusa.org
 
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
 
 
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 PA - Northeast Regional Office
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disability Associations (TN-1700)
Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Lung Disease (YF-3000.4780)
Smoking/Vaping Cessation (RX-8450.7900)
Smoking/Vaping Cessation Support (RX-8470.8100)