West Virginia

West Virginia 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: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Contact: Jessica G. Wright, RN, MPH, CHES
Director, Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
Telephone: (304) 356-4229
E-mail: Jessica.G.Wright@wv.gov
Address: WV Bureau for Public Health
350 Capitol Street, Room 514
Charleston, WV 25301
Website: https://asthma.school/asthma-education-program.htmlexternal icon
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in West Virginia pdf icon[PDF – 215 KB]
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 502 KBpdf icon
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.

State Asthma Control Plan:
http://www.wvasthma.org/Portals/4/Final%20Strategic%20Plan%20for%20Website.pdfpdf iconexternal icon

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009