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Healthy School Environments

Healthy School Environments
This EPA web site is designed to provide one-stop access to the many programs and resources available to help prevent and resolve environmental issues in schools.

Department of Education Safe and Drug Free Schools Exit EPA Disclaimer This Department of Education website offers a collection of links and resources on various school health and safety topics.

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Lead Poison Prevention
EPA's Lead Awareness Program designs outreach activities and educational materials, awards grants, and manages a toll-free hotline to help parents, homeowners, and lead professionals learn what they can do to protect their families, and themselves, from the dangers of lead.

The Centers for Disease Control Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Exit EPA Disclaimer
The Lead Contamination Control Act of 1988 authorized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to initiate program efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in the United States. Visit this website for information on partnerships, publications, and various other materials addressing lead poison prevention.

National Lead Information Center (NLIC)
The National Lead Information Center provides the general public and professionals with information about lead hazards and their prevention. NLIC operates under a contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with funding from EPA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Kid's Health

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs)
The Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) at CDC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established a network of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units. The PEHSU's have been developed to provide education and consultation for health professionals, public health professionals and others about the topic of children's environmental health.

Children and Drinking Water Standards
This booklet explains how national standards contribute to drinking water safety, and helps readers make informed, reasonable choices about the water they and their children drink.

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