The Center at Sierra Health Foundation was awarded the California Department of Health Care Services Asthma Mitigation Project contract. This statewide program will provide $12 million in funding for grantees, plus additional support through technical assistance and evaluation services, for local health departments, medical providers and community-based organizations to offer culturally and linguistically appropriate asthma home visiting services to individuals with poorly controlled asthma, with a focus on low-income communities and communities of color that have disproportionate rates of asthma.
In August 2020, The Center awarded $10 million to 22 nonprofit organizations, community-based health care providers, health departments and managed care organizations. See the list of awarded organizations.
Partners will focus their efforts on the following three outcomes:
In addition, activities will lead to increased capacity to serve individuals with poorly controlled asthma, increased advocacy related to prevention and treatment of asthma, and a network of partners to engage in asthma preventive services.
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Below is a list of select resources. This list is not comprehensive.