Asthma

We can help you identify and remove asthma triggers in your home.

Air quality in your home

Asthma inhaler and pump on white sheet

 

 

Asthma triggers

The air quality in your home can trigger an asthma attack in people who live with the condition. Contributing factors include:

  • Mold
  • Pet dander
  • Pests like cockroaches or mice
  • Pollen

Health risks

People who have asthma attacks have difficulty breathing. In extreme cases, this can be fatal.

How we can help

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Inspections

Our Healthy Home Specialists do free inspections for families with children under the age of 21 to:

  • Identify sources of asthma triggers in your home
  • Reduce asthma triggers
  • Help children stay healthy and in school

Request a free inspection

Products

We deliver free products, including:

  • HEPA air cleaners
  • Vacuums
  • Allergen pillows
  • Mattress covers

For residents of North and Northeast Minneapolis only

Additional resources may be available. Contact us for details.

 

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department

Phone

612-673-2301

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415