New Report: 10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently released a new report titled, “10 Policies to...

Sep 11, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Funding Opportunity: Lead Poisoning Prevention

    The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), with support from the JPB Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the GHHI...

    Aug 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Lead Poisoning Awareness

    The National Center for Healthy Housing is seeking grant applicants for an opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in funding to support...

    Jul 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • CDC Seeks Participants to Test New Lead Poisoning Prevention Resource

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking for volunteers to pilot implementation of its recently released guide...

    Jun 27, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • FDA & CDC Warning: Faulty Lead Tests from Magellan Diagnostics

    Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a...

    May 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • National Public Health Week 2017: Endeavoring to Create the Healthiest Nation

    National Public Health Week (NPHW), organized annually by the American Public Health Association (APHA), presents an opportunity for...

    Apr 03, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Preserving the ACA & PPHF to Protect Public Health

    The commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Dr. Julie Morita, MD, recently penned an op-ed in defense of the...

    Mar 21, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Report: 10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure

    The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently released a new report titled, “10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure.” Based on an extensive review of the impact related to childhood lead exposure and the most cost-effective strategies to reduce and eliminate this environmental health hazard, the report offers […]

    Sep 11, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Funding Opportunity: Lead Poisoning Prevention

    The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), with support from the JPB Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the GHHI Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Award. Launched at the 2016 National Lead Summit, this grant aims to reduce the significant threat of lead poisoning across the United States. GHHI will provide five recipients with a two-part grant […]

    Aug 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Lead Poisoning Awareness

    The National Center for Healthy Housing is seeking grant applicants for an opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in funding to support local lead poisoning prevention events. Ten or more communities will receive funding to host education/awareness events during the fall of 2017. Successful events should aim to mobilize community action advancing local lead poisoning […]

    Jul 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    CDC Seeks Participants to Test New Lead Poisoning Prevention Resource

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking for volunteers to pilot implementation of its recently released guide on how to use the Pay for Success model in lead poisoning prevention programs. This is an opportunity for state and local governments to test and validate the guide for broad use across the nation. […]

    Jun 27, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    FDA & CDC Warning: Faulty Lead Tests from Magellan Diagnostics

    Earlier this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning stating that certain lead tests manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics may yield inaccurately low readings of lead levels in children, pregnant women, and nursing mothers. Based on this warning, the CDC recommends that all children under […]

    May 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    National Public Health Week 2017: Endeavoring to Create the Healthiest Nation

    National Public Health Week (NPHW), organized annually by the American Public Health Association (APHA), presents an opportunity for communities across the United States to reflect on the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. More importantly, NPHW serves as an excellent reminder of why public health exists: to […]

    Apr 03, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Preserving the ACA & PPHF to Protect Public Health

    The commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Dr. Julie Morita, MD, recently penned an op-ed in defense of the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) – and its role in supporting vaccinations – as a critical component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As Dr. Morita highlights, “This fund directs federal dollars to […]

    Mar 21, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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