Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. There are different types of pneumonia. One type can develop while a person is in a hospital. A different type, called community-acquired pneumonia, develops in people who are not, or have not recently been, in the hospital or other health care facility.
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Better Breathers Club
A support group for people living with pulmonary disease. Meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the 3rd Monday of each month in Iredell Health System's Outpatient Services Building community classroom, 739 Hartness Road, Statesville, NC. No registration required.
A physician referral is required, but services include:
- individualized exercise training
- nutritional counseling
- education and management of lung disease
- energy conserving techniques
- breathing strategies
- psychological counseling and or support groups
- tobacco cessation
- strategies to improve activities of daily living
For more information on pneumonia
Visit the CDC website.