Georgia

Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Georgia Department of Public Health
Contact: Sarah Wilkinson, MPH, AE-C, CHES
Asthma Program Coordinator
Telephone:  (404) 657-6604
Fax: (404) 657-4338
E-mail:  sarah.wilkinson@dph.ga.gov
Address: Office of Adolescent and School Health
Chronic Disease Prevention Section
Georgia Department of Public Health
2 Peachtree St., NW, Suite 16-301
Atlanta, GA 30303
Website: http://dph.georgia.gov/asthma-surveillanceExternal
State Success Stories:  Breathing Easier in GeorgiaCdc-pdf[PDF – 275 KB]
Funded Since: September 2001
Funded Program:  Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration
Asthma State Data Profile:  PDF – 451 KBCdc-pdf

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.

Page last reviewed: August 30, 2017