Montana

Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Contact: Jessie Fernandes, MPH, CPH
Program Manager – Montana Asthma Control Program
Telephone: (406) 444-9155
Fax: (406) 444-7465
E-mail: jfernandes@mt.gov
Address: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Bureau
Cogswell Building 1400 Broadway Suite 314B
Helena, MT 59620-2951
Website: http://dphhs.mt.gov/asthmaExternal
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Montana Cdc-pdf[3.58MB]
Funded Since: September 2009
Funded Program: Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration
Asthma State Data Profile: Cdc-pdf[PDF – 409 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.

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009