Dedicated to Fighting for Every Breath of Those Suffering with Emphysema and COPD

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19

Emphysema Foundation of America is concerned about the health and safety of those with chronic lung disease, their caregivers, families, and communities.

Family AND PATIENT CARE

Emphysema Foundation of America provides emphysema and COPD education, information, and support to improve the overall lung health and quality of life of those suffering with from chronic lung disease and COPD.
From our peer support program Strive and our Annual Conference on COPD and lung health to our online services, we provide the resources to ensure you and your loved ones are cared for. Learn more here and find out how EFA can help you today.

About Emphysema & COPD

COPD includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, severe (refractory) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Emphysema involves damage to the alveoli (air sacs) in the lungs over time. The tiny alveoli carry oxygen to the bloodstream, and if they are damaged it may be difficult to breathe.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of these lung diseases here.

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HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Interested in donating to the Emphysema Foundation of America and helping us continue to provide programs and initiatives that support those suffering from Emphysema and COPD?
Learn more about the different ways you can contribute to EFA, from giving options to volunteer opportunities, and make a difference today.

News & Updates

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19

For individuals with emphysema or COPD: Make sure you have a 30-day supply of current medications on hand. Stock up on household supplies. Contact your oxygen supplier to ask what

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