McLeod Children’s Hospital Presents Family Asthma Education Classes


McLeod Children’s Hospital now provides family asthma education classes for children ages five to 11. Taught by McLeod Certified Asthma Educators, these free classes are held on the first Thursday of each month in the McLeod Family Medicine Center (144 North Ravenel Street, Florence) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Food will be provided, and space is limited. A parent or guardian must attend with the child.

Upcoming classes will be held on April 5, May 3, June 7, and July 5.

To register for a family asthma education class, call McLeod Reservations and Scheduling at (843) 777-2095. For more information about the classes, call the McLeod Asthma Educator at (843) 777-8506.

About McLeod Children’s Hospital
McLeod Children’s Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and technology available in the region to children living in Northeastern South Carolina and Southeastern North Carolina. Each year, more than 56,000 children receive care from McLeod Children’s Hospital either as an inpatient, outpatient or rehabilitation patient.

Nearly 100 beds at McLeod are dedicated to serving the needs of children, including those in the Children’s Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and Day Hospital. McLeod also offers the services of a specially designated Children’s Hospital Ambulance to transport children and newborns from community hospitals throughout the region to the high-tech, lifesaving specialists at the Children’s Hospital.

McLeod Children’s Hospital is one of 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in North America. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for its members. Each year, these non-profit hospitals treat more than 17 million children afflicted with disease, injuries and birth defects of every kind by providing the finest in medical care, life-saving research and preventative education. A hallmark of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is that 100 percent of every dollar raised in a community stays there to help children in need.