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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
Gina Uresti is part of the Homeless Prevention team at the Greensboro Housing Coalition (GHC), a HUD certified Housing Counseling Agency that works with individuals and families to secure safe, affordable housing. Gina bridges the gap between housing counseling and … 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
MBI Distributing, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of homeopathic Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir, within expiry, to the consumer level. The drug products have been found … Continued
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued four new warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, soda and pancakes. … Continued