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Children’s Environmental Health

Children’s Environmental Health Products – products and tools developed by CDC’s Environmental Health Capacity Building grantees to promote children’s health

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program – prevention tips, data and statistics, training, and other resources to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in the United States

National Asthma Control Program – asthma-related data, interventions, policy information, and communication resources to prevent and control asthma

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units – network of academically based medical experts in children’s environmental health who are available to assist health-care professionals, parents, or other child caregivers

Reports by Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute Graduates

These reports were prepared by graduates of CDC’s Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute. These documents have not been revised or edited to conform to agency standards. The findings and conclusions in these reports are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more reports search the EPHLI fellow projects page.

An Analysis of the Border Health Infrastructure in Relation to Childhood Lead Toxicity Levels Along the U.S. and Mexico Border [DOC - 608 KB]

Autism in South Texas [PDF - 478 KB]

Building a Chemical Management System: A Schools Risk Reduction Project [DOC - 421 KB]

Child Cares, Septic Systems, and Public Health [DOC - 816 KB]

Collaboration With Other Agencies to Produce Exciting Environmental Health Programs for Children [DOC - 201 KB]

Community-based Strategy to Improve Lead (Pb) Screening for Low-Income Neighborhoods in Chicago, Illinois [DOC - 534 KB]

Creating a Children's Environmental Health Program [DOC - 454 KB]

Exploring a Model to Address Children's Environmental Health Issues in Africa [PDF - 260 KB]

How Likely Is a Housing-Based Approach to Help Control Asthma Morbidity in St. Louis Children? [PDF - 502 KB]

Implementation of an Asthma Program in South Texas Elementary Schools [PDF - 338 KB]

Implementing Environmental Health Lesson Plans in Idaho Schools [DOC - 340 KB]

Improving the Quality of Childhood Lead Poisoning Investigations in Michigan [PDF - 372 KB]

Indoor Air Quality in Schools: Improving the Air Our Children Breathe [DOC - 373 KB]

Pesticides, Disinfectants and Our Children, OH MY!!!! Safeguarding Kids in Childcare [PDF - 240 KB]

The Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Epidemic Confronting Virginia Schools [DOC - 531 KB]

Toxic Exposures in Pregnancy [DOC - 347 KB]

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Environmental Public Health [PDF - 240 KB]

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Links to information from outside CDC

Children’s Environmental Health Network (Children’s Environmental Health Network) – training manual, resource guide, and programs to advance child-focused policy, prevention-oriented research, and education

Children’s Environmental Health Program (Center for Health, Environment, and Justice) – national campaign geared to protect children from exposures to environmental health hazards in schools and other childcare settings

Children's Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) – topic page includes information on environmental causes of children’s illnesses and disorders, and prevention and treatment of environmentally mediated diseases in children and infants.

Children’s Health Protection (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) – facts, publications, and information on how to protect children from environmental health risks

Global Plan of Action for Children's Health and the Environment (World Health Organization) – global plan of action directing WHO and partner efforts to improve children's environmental health and regularly monitor and report on its progress

Healthy Schools Network, Inc. (Healthy Schools Network, Inc.) – national not–for–profit organization centered on children's environmental health and dedicated to assuring every child and school employee an environmentally safe and healthy school

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