Promoting Children’s Environmental Health at Early Care and Education Centers

Jul 09, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Considering potential environmental hazards in relation to the siting of early care and education (ECE) facilities can reduce the risk of children’s exposure to dangerous chemicals.

NACCHO conducted an exploratory assessment to determine how local health departments (LHDs) work with ECE centers to prevent children’s exposure to environmental hazards.

Nine LHDs from seven states (Alabama, Kansas, Illinois, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota) informed this assessment.

Read the report.


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Michelle Shapiro is a communication specialist for the Environmental Health & Disability team at NACCHO.

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