State environmental agencies and state health agencies are working together to develop strategies to reduce childhood asthma. This site provides links to resources for states -- including both background information and examples of useful and informative tools, products, and initiatives. Short briefing materials are shown as "one-pagers."
Meeting materials are at the bottom of this page.
The resources available at this site are:
Basic Information About Asthma What is asthma? Why do kids get it? What does it cost?
Strategies to address asthma developed by national, international, and medical organizations and state and federal agencies >>> One-pager
Data and Tracking of Asthma -- How many people have asthma? How do we know? Sources and limitations of data including mortality, hospital discharge, ER visits, etc.
Integration of Environmental and Health Information
Coalitions and Capacity Building-- Coalitions are bringing together the parties and sectors needed to address asthma. Updated 7/30 >>> One pager
Education -- targeted at audiences including children with asthma and their families. Updated 7/30
>>> One pager
Programs for Schools and Child Care Centers Updated 7/30
>>> One pager
Indoor Environmental Factors Updated 7/30 >>> One pager
Outdoor Environmental Factors >>> One pager
Research Updated 7/26
Funding Sources for States
State Programs and Information Available On-Line
Links Updated 7/30
Registration information is available at the web site for the Environmental Council of the States
Final Conference Agenda Updated 7/30
Draft Vision Statement & Action Agenda Updated 7/30
Acknowledgements: The people who made it possible Updated 7/30
Funding for this work has been provided by the US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Children's Health Protection and Office of Indoor Air. The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) is the sponsor of this project. The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is also assisting with the project. This web site was developed by Amy D. Kyle.
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