South Carolina

South Carolina is currently not funded under CDC’s National Asthma Control Program, but you may contact the following for information about asthma-related activities in the state.

State Asthma Contact

Partnership Activities
Contact: Khosrow Heidari, M.A., M.S.
State Chronic Disease Epidemiologist
Telephone: (803) 898-0570
E-mail: heidarik@dhec.sc.gov
Address: Bureau of Community Health and Chronic Disease Prevention
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control
2100 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

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