Last Updated: February 20, 2019
General: What is Environmental Health?
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Big idea: We come at healthy homes from an environmental health perspective. Environmental health is proactive.
- The WHO says that Environmental Health really has two components:
- Preventing disease
- Creating health-supportive environments (natural or built)
- We KNOW that home hazards can cause disease.
Source: World Health Organization, Retrieved 2017