North Carolina County Resources page lists agencies and organizations that may be able to assist with housing, environmental hazards and other needs, for each county and statewide.


Webinars

LeadCare II and NCLEAD Training Webinars 
Trainings led by Kim Gaetz, MSPH, PhD, and Tena Hand with the NC Division of Public Health, NC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. Complete corresponding training evaluations to receive certificates of completion to submit for CEUs.


Preventing Lead Poisoning Online Module
Learn about the main causes of lead exposure and poisoning, testing recommendations for children, and prevention methods.


Health and Energy Linked Programs Webinar
Learn about the Health and Environment Program organized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) from Public Health Analyst, Ronald Denson Jr.


Science Cafe: Health Effects of E-Cigarettes
How do they work, what do they contain, and what kind of potential health effects could they induce? Watch this recording to hear Dr. Ilona Jaspers share her research on the health effects of e-cigarettes.


Organizations

national-center-for-healthy-housingNational Center of Health Housing is a national nonprofit corporation that works to ensure healthy and safe homes for children and families through research, training and education programs, and policy work.


ncdhhs-blueNorth Carolina Department of Health and Human Services divisions and programs coordinate environmental health, clinical and outreach services for the improved environmental health of homes, child care centers, schools and other buildings occupied by children and families.


UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Environmental Health and Sustainability (CEHS) promotes innovative and interdisciplinary research aimed at reducing the burden of environmental disease and translates that research to enhance the knowledge of public health professionals and susceptible populations.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) promotes a comprehensive approach to addressing environmental health hazards in homes, as part of its mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.


Uus-epa.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works to protect citizens from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work through research, regulation enforcement, education and partnerships.