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
Category: Healthy Homes
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
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
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!
EPA is proposing to change the dust-lead hazard standards from 40 µg/ft2 and 250 µg/ft2 to 10 µg/ft2 and 100 µg/ft2 on floors and window sills, respectively. These standards apply to most pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities, such as day … Continued
North Carolina teen tobacco use continues to climb, with youth use rising by 1.2 percent to 28.8 percent based on results of the 2017 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, released today by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. … Continued
Do you want to know more about bed bugs in multifamily housing or do you work with an affordable housing provider? If yes, then you will benefit from this four-hour, instructor-led online course that provides the tools to successfully manage … Continued
HUD’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) and USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) have an ongoing National Healthy Homes Partnership that is presenting a webinar series in support of National Healthy Homes Month (#NHHM2018). The … Continued
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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