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 Lead Hazard Control Program is designed to remove lead-based paint hazards from the homes of low-income families with children under the age of 6.
If you are concerned about lead in your water, the Philadelphia Water Department will conduct free water quality tests.
Children First created several resources with information on free programs operating in Delaware County that will help families get the lead out of their homes and apartments.
Your child should be tested for lead at their 1 and 2 year old well child visit. Older children should be tested if you are concerned about a lead exposure.
Provides local PA legislators and policy makers data around childhood lead poisoning with examples of policy initiatives to reduce lead poisoning.
Find county specific resources in PA on steps to take if you have a child who tests positive for lead.
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.
Find out if you have a lead service line in your home by following the steps outlined in this video!
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.
If your child’s blood lead level is at or above 3.5 µg/dL, LHHP will send out a licensed lead inspector to test your home for lead and a health educator.
Lead Remediation targeted to low- to moderate-income households in four census tracts south of King Street.
Mobile App allows users to identify and report specific problems with building conditions in Philadelphia schools.
EWG created a database on tap water quality where you can search your zip code and see the common contaminants in your tap water system.
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.
Click on your county to find local resources to identify and remediate lead in your home.
Work with the Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology to test the amount of lead in your soil for free.
Use the map linked on the webpage to identify current and past hazardous waste cleanup sites in your community.