Washington

Washington 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.

 

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Washington State Department of Health
Contact: Keith Zang MME, BSEH, AE-C
Asthma Program Manager
Telephone: (360) 236-3631
Fax: (360) 236-3708
E-mail: Keith.zang@doh.wa.gov
Address: Washington State Department of Health
Community Based Prevention
P.O. Box 47855
Olympia, Washington, 98504-7855
Website: http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Asthma.aspxExternal
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Washington Cdc-pdf[PDF – 418 KB]
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 465 KBCdc-pdf
Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

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.

Burden Report:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/Pubs/345-240-AsthmaBurdenRept13.pdfCdc-pdfExternal

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009