The Utah Asthma Program reviewed previous state plans, asthma efforts being conducted by partners across Utah, and the CDC EXHALE Toolkit to develop a first draft of goals and strategies for the plan. Asthma Task Force members were invited to join the planning process and a virtual stakeholder meeting was held in August 2020 to review the plan. Input from community members included perspectives from local health departments, health plans, healthcare professionals, quality improvement specialists, and housing program. Information gathered provided a better understanding of asthma-related needs in the state and was used to inform the revision of the plan.
A draft of the Utah Asthma Plan 2020-2025 was presented at the October 2020 Asthma Task Force meeting. At this meeting, Asthma Task Force members gave feedback and proposed timelines and partners for each strategy in the plan. This feedback was used to finalize the plan. The final Utah Asthma Plan 2020-2025 was presented to the Asthma Task Force and CDC in February 2021.