June is National Healthy Homes Month

May 25, 2017

HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes and its partners are sponsoring National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM). This year’s theme, “Just What the Doctor Ordered,” amplifies the vital role that pediatricians and other healthcare professionals play in making … Continued

More Important Information About LeadCare Analysis

May 17, 2017

Click here to read more information about the FDA’s alert on the LeadCare analyzers. “The FDA’s warning is based on currently available data that indicate Magellan lead tests, when performed on blood drawn from a vein, may provide results that … Continued

Asthma Fair on May 6

April 3, 2017

In celebration of World Asthma Day and Asthma Awareness Month, The Triangle Asthma Coalition presents an Asthma Fair. When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Time: 9am – 12:30pm Where: WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Andrews Conference Center Activities include: Educational Sessions (provided … Continued

Partner Spotlight | Melanie Napier

April 1, 2017

Melanie Napier, PhD, MSPH, is a Public Health Epidemiologist with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a PhD in Epidemiology in 2016, Melanie knew she wanted to get involved in … Continued

New EPA tool with visualizations for air quality

March 1, 2017

EnviroAtlas provides interactive resources for exploring the benefits people receive from nature or “ecosystem goods and services” (EGS). EGS are critically important to human health and well-being, but they are often overlooked. EnviroAtlas allows users to access, view, and analyze … Continued