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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Peggy Gaddy, RRT, MBA,
Missouri Asthma Program Coordinator

(573) 522-2876

(573) 522-2898

Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program
920 Wildwood (PO Box 570)
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

Breathing Easier in Missouri[PDF - 227 KB]

They Count on You
Know Your Triggers

September 2001

Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 520 KB

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in Alabama, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin to conduct asthma surveillance, maintain and expand partnerships, implement statewide comprehensive asthma plans with their partners, implement interventions to reduce the burden of asthma, and develop and implement an evaluation plan. In addition, the state health departments in California, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington have been funded to conduct special projects addressing surveillance, disparities, or interventions.