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Region 4 Asthma Program

 

 


R4 Asthma Program Coordinator
Heidi LeSane
LeSane.Heidi@epa.gov
Phone: (404) 562-9074

 

Kevin Woodruff
Woodruff.KevinL@epa.gov
Phone: (404) 562-8828

 


 

EPA’s Indoor Environments Division has released a Request for Applications for demonstration, training, outreach and/or education cooperative agreements that will have a national scale impact to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants and yield measurable environmental outcomes.  Applications must articulate a plan to produce results that have implications and/or benefits on a national level (in other words, this RFA is not designed to fund small-scale local projects) in one or more of the following program priority areas:  radon, indoor environmental asthma triggers, multiple indoor air quality contaminants.

 

You can download the RFA from OAR’s grants funding page at http://www.epa.gov/air/grants_funding.html

 

Office of Radiation & Indoor Air -- National Indoor Environments Program:  Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants
RFA# EPA-OAR-ORIA-14-03, Closing Date: April 21, 2014

 

SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities for demonstration, training, outreach and/or education cooperative agreements that will have a national scale impact to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants and yield measurable environmental outcomes.  

 

 

Questions? NationalIndoorEnvironmentsRFA2014@epa.gov

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National Information

EPA Asthma Website http://www.epa.gov/asthma/

CDC Asthma Website http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/

Air Now http://airnow.gov/

School Flag Program http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=school_flag_program.index

Burnwise http://www.epa.gov/burnwise/

Asthma Community Network http://www.asthmacommunitynetwork.org/

 

Taking Control of Asthma - Poor Air quality, Indoors and Outdoors, Can Cause and Exacerbate Asthma


Asthma affects more than 23 million Americans, including an estimated seven million children. Region 4 consists of the 8 Southeastern States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Region 4's asthma program partners with other federal agencies, state and local asthma coalitions to decrease the number of asthamatics exposed to indoor environmental asthma triggers.

Activities

Asthma Awareness Month

Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit

Resources

Asthma Starter Kit for Head Starts and Childcare Centers

Asthma Triggers

Wood Smoke and Asthma

Publications

Multi Media

State Asthma Information

CDC's National Asthma Control Program funds state health departments to conduct asthma surveillance, develop and implement statewide comprehensive asthma plans and evaluation plans, maintain and expand partnerships, and implement interventions to reduce the burden of asthma. Click on your state to view state asthma information, including contacts, websites, data, and asthma state plans.

Alabama | Florida | Georgia | Kentucky | Mississippi | North Carolina | South Carolina | Tennessee

Partner Recognition

The National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management is EPA's highest recognition a program and its leaders can receive for delivering excellent environmental asthma management as part of their comprehensive asthma care services.

Recent Region 4 Winners

2014 - Peach State Health Plan, Atlanta, Georgia

2013 - Greenville Health System's Asthma Action Team, Greenville, SC

2012 - Mission Children's Hospital (click on 2012 tab)

Kid's Section

Why is Coco Orange? Coco

http://www.epa.gov/airnow/picturebook/cocos-orange-day-web.pdf

 

The Breathe Easies 

 

http://www.noattacks.org/breathe-easies

 

 

Dusty The Asthma Goldfish and His Asthma Triggers Funbook

English - http://www.epa.gov/asthma/pdfs/dustythegoldfish_en.pdf

Spanish - http://www.epa.gov/asthma/pdfs/dustythegoldfish_sp.pdf


 


For information about the contents of this page please contact Heidi LeSane or Stuart Perry


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