The CAPP program provides direct intervention for families to reduce childhood asthma in Chester, PA.
Funding for researchers and nonprofit organizations for innovative children’s environmental health research and implementing that research in the community.
Teacher training to develop curriculum on environmental health topics.
Consultations for clinicians caring for patients with lead poisoning and environmental health issues
Videos specifically for childcare centers and schools on environmental health topics.
This program screens patients for environmental risks and automatically provides them and their healthcare providers with printed counseling materials.
STEER is an NIEHS funded program of course work, field experience and mentorship for K-12 science teachers.
The Philly CAPP program provides direct intervention for families to reduce childhood asthma in the city of Philadelphia.
A comprehensive list on managing your child’s asthma in the school setting.
A new program of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health will provide air purifiers to local schools and early childhood education center at no cost.
Built to Last includes critical home repairs, health and safety improvements, and energy efficiency and rooftop solar to lower utility costs. Clients must qualify under eligibility criteria.
This toolkit is for clinicians to be able to provide simple, evidenced-based steps to families on how to reduce toxic exposures in their daily lives.
Beyond Pesticides provides information on the least toxic ways to deal with pests.
Help improve children’s overall health by talking to them about air quality and limiting their outdoor activities on Code Orange and Red air quality days.
The Design for the Environment (DfE) label helps consumers and purchasers find safer antimicrobial products, like disinfectants and cleaners.
Video to see how indoor air quality impacts health and view recommendations on maintaining good air quality at home.
To enhance basic research skills that pertain to children’s environmental health, we will strongly encourage early-stage investigators and researchers to enroll in workshops and continuing education courses.
This Pollen Tracker will help you and your family know when to stay indoors to decrease symptoms from allergies.
Air Fresheners can be sources of toxic chemicals in your home. Use this database to identify the least toxic air fresheners you can use to keep your home asthma and allergy friendly!
Where can volatile organic chemicals be found in your home? Find out where they are and how to lower your family’s exposure.
Use the map linked on the webpage to identify current and past hazardous waste cleanup sites in your community.
If you are a tenant and see mold growth in your home, you can report this to the city by calling 311.
For free counseling on quitting smoking and/or medication to help quit, call 1-800- QUITNOW or visit this website.