SA Kids B.R.E.A.T.H.E.
 

Office

24/7 Emergency Contact
210.207.8876

Services
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Administrative Office (No services offered at this location)
111 Soledad, Suite 1000
San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone
210.207.8780

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SA Kids B.R.E.A.T.H.E. (Building Relationships, Effective ASTHMA Teaching in Home Environments

About Us

The SA Kids BREATHE program was created with the South Texas Asthma Coalition with the purpose to address high hospitalization rates in children with asthma. The goal of the program is to improve the lives of children with asthma by increasing school attendance and improving the management of asthma.  

The program, a community-driven initiative, has an Advisory Council comprised of nearly a dozen community advisors from different fields. 

Asthma is a public health challenge characterized by Disparities.

Services

Services include up to 12 months of case management to allow adequate follow-up, seasonal changes, and reinforcement of education.

Case managers conduct a minimum of 5 to 6 visits:

  • 3-4 Home visits
  • Primary Care Provider visit
  • School/Daycare Visit

Eligibility

  • Ages 3 to 17 years
  • Residence – within City of San Antonio
  • One or more of these criteria in the previous 12 months:
  • 2 or more Emergency Department visits for asthma exacerbations
    OR
  • 2 unscheduled Urgent or Acute Care visits for asthma exacerbation
            OR
  • 2 or more separate episodes of at least two unscheduled school treatment visits for asthma symptoms per week (loss of classroom instruction time) or Chronic Absenteeism for Asthma (more than or equal to 10 percent of days missed) 
    OR
  • 1 hospital admission/inpatient observation stay for primary asthma diagnosis and uncontrolled asthma (more than 2 days per week and/or more than 2 nights per month for greater than two months with asthma symptoms)

Data

High Hospital Discharge Rates for Asthma in Bexar County.

Child asthma hospital discharge rates (per 10,000) for counties with populations greater than 100,000 Bexar, Texas - Crude Rate: 14.70