Updated Emergency Preparedness Manual Now Available

May 24, 2018

Over the last year, the state EH Preparedness Committee has been working to provide updates and revisions to the 2015 EH Preparedness Manual. Special thanks to the group who worked on the project: Teresa Davis, Alice Isley, Valarie Lott, Terri … Continued

E-Liquids Misleadingly Labeled or Advertised as Food Products

May 17, 2018

FDA and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued warning letters to companies that misleadingly labeled or advertised nicotine-containing e-liquids as kid friendly food products such as juice boxes, candies, and cookies. E-liquids are dangerous for children, and in fact, young … Continued

Partner Spotlight | NC Child

April 1, 2018

Tom Vitaglione, Senior Fellow, and Nwanne Agada, Children’s Environmental Health Coordinator, with NC Child, are new members to the NC Lead and Healthy Homes Task Force. NC Child is the only statewide child advocacy organization in North Carolina and their … Continued

Partner Spotlight | David Brown

February 1, 2018

David Brown is the Surveillance Coordinator for the Children’s Environmental Health Unit (CEHU) at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). David earned a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health from East Carolina University and a Master’s degree … Continued

Lead poisoning claims Lake Wilson eagle’s life

January 23, 2018

An article posted in The Wilson Times explains the side affects of lead poisoning near Lake Wilson earlier this month. The article is about a bald eagle that died from extreme lead poisoning and can provide some insight about the dangers of … Continued