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Elmhurst Memorial Hospital to host Asthma Day event

Published: Monday, April 28, 2014 2:40 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – In recognition of World Asthma Day, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital will host a day of asthma awareness and care.

Peak flow meter testing will be available for those 6 and older. There will also be demonstrations on how to properly use an inhaler and more.

The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. May 7 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital's Soukup Herter Library and Resource Center, 155 E. Brush Hill Road.

Becky Javier, Respiratory Services clinical educator, will present on asthma triggers at noon and 4 p.m.

To register, call CareMatch at 331-221-2273. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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