Illinois

Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Illinois Department of Public Health
Contact: Nikki Woolverton, MPH
Program Manager
Telephone: (217) 782-3300
Fax: (217) 782-1235
E-mail: nikki.woolverton@illinois.gov
Address: Illinois Department of Public Heath
535 W. Jefferson St., 2nd floor
Springfield, IL 62761
Website: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/asthmaExternal
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in IllinoisCdc-pdf
Funded Since: September 1999
Funded Program: Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 161 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.

State Asthma Control Plan:
http://www.idph.state.il.us/pdf/Asthma_State_Plan_3rd_Edit.pdf Cdc-pdf[PDF – 971 KB]External

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009