Rhode Island

Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Rhode Island Department of Health Asthma Control Program
Contact: Julian Rodriguez Drix
Telephone: (401) 222-7742
Fax: (401) 222-4415
E-mail: Julian.Drix@health.ri.gov
Address: Rhode Island Department of Health
Three Capitol Hill, Room 409
Providence, RI 02908-5097
Website: http://www.health.ri.gov/asthma/External
State Success Stories:  Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective
Asthma State Data Profile: Breathing Easier in Rhode Island Cdc-pdf[PDF – 226 KB]
Funded Since: September 1999
Asthma State Data Profile: Asthma in Rhode Island Cdc-pdf[PDF – 488 KB]
Funded Program: Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration

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:
Asthma State Plan 2014–2019Cdc-pdfExternal

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009