State Contacts and Programs

CDC’s National Asthma Control Program (NACP) is pleased to announce funding for 24 state, territorial, and municipal partners to improve the reach, quality, effectiveness, and sustainability of asthma control services and to reduce asthma morbidity, mortality and disparities by implementing evidence-based strategies through a new 5-year cooperative agreement.

The programs will strengthen existing organizational infrastructure to expand the reach of services through NACP’s six EXHALEpdf icon strategies: Education on asthma self-management; eXtinguishing smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke; Home visits for trigger reduction and asthma self-management education (AS-ME); Achievement of guidelines-based medical management; Linkages and coordination of care; and Environmental policies or best practices to reduce indoor and outdoor asthma triggers.

One focus for the programs will be CCARE, CDC’s new objective of preventing 500,000 Emergency Department (ED) and urgent care visits and hospitalizations due to asthma by August 31, 2024.

Page last reviewed: September 4, 2019