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Augusta University offers free summer camp for children with asthma

WHAT: Children in the CSRA living with asthma will learn interactive tricks to manage their symptom triggers during Augusta University’s fifth annual Augusta Areas Asthma Day Camp.

BACKGROUND: Augusta University’s Augusta Area Asthma Day Camp provides a fun, safe environment for children age 6-13 to learn more about asthma – an illness that continues to be leading chronic disease among children nationwide. This event is funded by a grant from the W.G. Raoul Foundation, and activities include asthma management sessions, swimming and hiking.

WHEN AND WHERE: 8:30-9:30 a.m., July 18, at Camp Tanglewood, 4687 Columbia Rd.

OPPORTUNITIES: Video, photo and interview opportunities are available. If you plan to attend this event, contact Danielle Harris at 706-564-9282 by July 17.

About the author

Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or deharris1@augusta.edu.