2019 NC Early Childhood Action Plan Released

March 1, 2019

On February 27, at the Early Childhood Summit in Raleigh, Governor Roy Cooper released the state’s 2019 NC Early Childhood Action Plan. The plan provides a framework to galvanize coordinated, statewide public-private action to achieve 10 measurable goals for young … Continued

New Funding Opportunity from NCHH

February 24, 2019

The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) is pleased to announce an exciting new funding opportunity to help communities build local capacity and advance evidence-based lead poisoning prevention efforts – the 2019 Lead Poisoning Prevention Grants: Equipping Communities for Action … Continued

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

October 21, 2018

Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collaborate on a national outreach effort to observe National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), held this year … Continued

3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water Toolkit

October 18, 2018

EPA’s 3Ts – Training, Testing, and Taking Action – provides tools for schools, child care facilities, states, and water systems to implement voluntary lead in drinking water testing programs. Click here for more information

New NIEHS Podcast: E-Cigarettes and Teen Health

September 19, 2018

Check out E-Cigarettes and Teen Health, a new podcast interview released by NIEHS on September 14, 2018. While the health effects of e-cigarette use are largely unknown, a variety of chemicals in e-cigarette liquid or produced during use are known … Continued

*New* Lead Poisoning Prevention Resources

July 20, 2018

View the *NEW* Preventing Lead Poisoning Online Module and click on the images below to download the *NEW* lead fact sheets in English and Spanish. You can also visit our Lead page for more information!