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Puerto Rico

Partnership Activities







State Success Stories:

Funded Since:

Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico

Wanda I. Hernández Virella, BHE, MPH
Asthma Project Coordinator

(787) 765-2929, ext. 4534

Departmento de Salud De Puerto Rico
División de Madres, Niños y Adolescentes
P. O Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-0184

Breathing Easier in Puerto Rico [PDF - 134 KB]

September 2003

Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 420 KB

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, 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.