HealthNet Webinar - Keeping Your Lungs Healthy

As COVID-19 virus continues to mutate and spread across the globe, its most common and often most dangerous symptom is the effects on the respiratory tract. COVID-19 and variants, attack the lungs causing coughing and mild to severe shortness of breath. And it has been a harsh reminder of the importance of lung health.

Our lungs keep us alive and well and that’s why it's important to take good care of them.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic lower respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), was the fourth leading cause of death in 2019.

The October webinar, Keeping Your Lungs Healthy, highlights what you can do every day to reduce your risk of lung disease. Given the many factors that can influence your lung health, this webinar will provide you with some basic knowledge and prevention tips can help you limit these threats.

When

Registration

References

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/leading-causes-of-death.htm

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Workshops

Topic

Health & Wellness

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Website

https://hr.ucr.edu/event-list/2021/10...

Group
Healthy Campus Initiative, Staff Assembly
Department
Human Resources
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