Mississippi State Department of Health



Asthma is a serious chronic disease of the lungs that is caused by swelling in the airways. Asthma cannot be cured, but can be controlled with proper care and treatment. People with asthma can live normal, active lives.

The Office of Health Data and Research manages the Mississippi Asthma Surveillance System, a federally-funded program to coordinate asthma control efforts in the state.

Asthma Resources

For Consumers

For Institutions

For Professionals

Asthma Information

MSDH Asthma Program

The MSDH Asthma Program is a federally-funded effort to coordinate asthma control efforts in the state, including:

Asthma Coalition of Mississippi

The Asthma Coalition of Mississippi organizes persons and groups interested in asthma control and education efforts. The Coalition, the American Lung Association of Mississippi, and MSDH have also developed the State Asthma Plan


MSDH Asthma Program
Office of Health Data & Research
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive
Osborne 200
Jackson, MS 39216
601-576-8165 office
601-576-8168- fax

Links referenced
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