NYC Health + Hospitals provides medical assistance to adults and children with asthma. You can request an appointment for the diagnosis or treatment of asthma.

Learn about managing asthma.

Free asthma home inspections are available for New York City residents with asthma, to identify asthma triggers or other health hazards in the home.

To qualify for this free service, you must:

  • Rent your home and live within the 5 boroughs
  • Have a mold, mouse, rat or roach problem in your home
  • Have a medical diagnosis of moderate persistent or severe persistent asthma

If you or your child does not have asthma, and you are calling about pests or mold in your home and live in a building with three or more apartments, you can have your complaint forwarded to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.


Get more information about free asthma home inspections.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

If you live in East Harlem and have children under 18, you can receive the following services from the East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence:

  • Individual and group sessions on how to manage symptoms, medications and conditions that trigger attacks
  • Case management
  • Referrals to free pest management
  • Mold removal and housing repairs
  • Long-term support for severely affected children

All services are free and are offered to walk-in customers.  Appointments can also be made with asthma counselors.

In Person

East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence
161-169 East 110 Street
Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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