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District of Columbia

Partnership Activities

Grantee:  District of Columbia Department of Health
Contact:  Edwina V. Davis, MS, CHES
Telephone:  (202) 442-8113
Address:  Asthma Control Program District of Columbia Department of Health
3rd Floor
899 North Capital Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
Videos: Childhood Asthma
Asthma and the Elderly
Asma en nuestra Comunidad
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Washington, D.C. [PDF – 337 KB]
Funded Program:  Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective
Asthma State Data Profile:   PDF – 208 KB

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin to ensure the availability of and access to guidelines-based medical management and pharmacotherapy for all people with asthma and to address the intersection of public health and health care through funding state programs and national organizations, promoting asthma quality measures, and informing policy makers about the burden of asthma.