Get Involved: 2nd Annual Children’s Environmental Health Day

The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) recently announced the 2nd annual Children’s Environmental Health (CEH) Day on October 12, 2017. The goals of CEH Day are to:

  • Serve as a day of recognition and action
    • A day for organizations, communities, and individuals to spread awareness and to participate in activities that highlight and promote children’s environmental health
  • Serve as the anchoring event for the CEH Movement
    • A day for leaders in the field to celebrate recent achievements and to announce new initiatives
    • A day to track progress on CEH issues year to year
    • A way to attract and engage new partners

Get involved on CEH Day by engaging in one or more of these activities:

  • Participate in the #CEHDay Twitter Chat on October 12
  • Share on social media with the #CEHDay tag or via email or on website.
  • Arrange a meeting focused on children’s environmental health with a school board, city/county council, or a state policy leader.
  • Host an educational forum, workshop, or webinar on a children’s environmental health topic.
  • Request that your mayor or governor proclaim October 12, 2017 as Children’s Environmental Health Day.
  • Organize a local community rallying event or visual exhibit and hold a press conference about how the organization works to improve children’s environmental health.
  • Other activity of interest to the organization’s community that promotes the protection of children.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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