Share Stories of Health Impacts of Unhealthy Housing Conditions

Aug 29, 2023 | Anu Varma

Have members of your community experienced the devastating effects of unhealthy housing conditions? The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) want to hear from them so they can create awareness, advocate for change, and ensure that every child has a safe and healthy place to call home.

Your community’s story is a powerful tool in the mission to spread awareness and education about children’s environmental health issues. By sharing their experiences, you not only shed light on the critical link between environmental risk factors in the home and children’s health but also help put a face to these concerns.

Encourage your community to visit the website at https://nchh.org/build-the-movement/five-things/share-your-story/ to submit their story. Share how their children, family, or people they know have been affected by lead poisoning, asthma triggers, mold exposure, pests, carbon monoxide, radon, or any other causes of injury and illness related to unhealthy housing. Their story has the power to shape policy, spark conversations, and create lasting impact.

Thank you for being part of our collective effort to build a healthier future for all children. Together, we can transform unhealthy housing conditions into safe and nurturing environments where every child can thrive.


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About Anu Varma

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Anupama Varma is a Communications Specialist for Environmental Health at NACCHO.

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