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Rhode Island Department of Health Asthma Control Program

Nancy A. Sutton

(401) 222-4040
(401) 222-4415

Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 408
Providence, RI 02908

Breathing Easier in Rhode Island [PDF - 226 KB]

September 1999

Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 488 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.

State Asthma Control Plan: