Child Care Sanitation Rule Amendment

September 30, 2019

Important news! An amendment to Rule 15A NCAC 18A .2816 was adopted and approved with an October 1 (tomorrow) effective date. This amendment requires that all licensed child care centers test all drinking water faucets and food preparation sinks for … Continued

UNC Video Communicates Vaping Research and Risks

July 15, 2019

A new video highlights research while urging caution regarding the use of e-cigarettes and vaping. Produced by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS), the video opens with striking historical footage showing doctors recommending … Continued

June is National Healthy Homes Month

June 1, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joins the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in recognizing June as National Healthy Homes Month. Take this opportunity to learn about the relationship between indoor air, housing and health. Check out … Continued

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