McLeod Children’s Hospital to host Asthma Camp in May

FLORENCE, SC – On Saturday, May 13, McLeod Children’s Hospital will host a free Asthma Camp for children ages eight to 10. During the camp, children will learn how to manage their asthma through fun and interactive games. Game stations will demonstrate lung anatomy, trigger avoidance, as well as asthma medication and proper usage. Games will also teach the importance of asthma control during activities such as sports.

The camp also includes a parent education session conducted by a Certified Asthma Educator, focusing on asthma basics, symptom recognition, trigger avoidance, proper medication administration, and the Asthma Action Plan.   The camp will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the McLeod Children’s Hospital Child Life Activity Center. Snacks and lunch will be provided.

To register for the McLeod Children’s Hospital Asthma Camp, call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2095. For more information about the camp, call the McLeod Asthma Educator at (843) 777-8506.     s.

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