Fwd: Call for National Asthma Award Applications
Mansel A NelsonProgram CoordinatorTribal Environmental Education Outreach928-523-1275
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Call for Applications
“This recognition from the U.S. EPA has validated our past efforts, increased our organization’s visibility in the community and empowered us to take a risk in creating new programs for the future.”
-Dr. Mamta Reddy, 2011 Award Winner, South Bronx Asthma Partnership, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
Applications are now being accepted for the U.S. EPA National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management! Since 2005, 26 health plans, health care providers and communities in action have received this Award – the nation’s highest honor for programs delivering excellent environmental asthma management as part of their comprehensive asthma care services.
- Addresses environmental triggers as part of a comprehensive asthma program.
- Fosters high-performing collaborations and partnerships.
- Promotes healthy homes, schools and workplaces to improve the lives of those with asthma.
New this Year – EPA is seeking school-based asthma management programs working toward controlling asthma in schools to submit an application for a School-Based Asthma Program Award under the Communities in Action category. Learn more and spread the word!
Deadline: February 12, 2013, 11:59 p.m. EST
Get inspired! Watch the video above to hear past award winners share their experiences about the application process and how their programs have benefited from this prestigious honor.
Click on the Hall of Fame map below to visit award-winning programs working to control asthma in their communities!
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