Air Quality

Make Health a Summer Priority: How to Limit Exposure to Warm Weather’s Environmental Risks

By Anna Suarez, Communications Specialist, Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center After enduring months of snow, freezing temperatures, and decreased daylight, communities can breathe a collective sigh of relief as summer slides into sight once again. With…

Air Quality Awareness Week 2017: Be Air Aware

By: Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance For over a decade, the Environmental Health Agency (EPA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) have…

HUD Resources: Smoke-Free Public Housing & Multifamily Properties

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes recently released resources to support smoke-free policies in Public Housing Agencies and multifamily properties. This new microsite includes best practices,…

Newly Released: NACCHO Policy Statements on Environmental Health

NACCHO recently released three policy statements on topics related to environmental and community health, now available on our Advocacy webpage. These include one new policy statement on Transportation and Health, along with two updated statements…

New Article: Insights on Improving Children’s Environmental Health

The Children’s Environmental Health Network recently released a new article titled “Children’s Environmental Health: Homes of Influence” featured in the December 2016 issue of the Environmental Health Perspectives journal. The publication discusses the potential positive impact…

Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and Third-Hand Smoke

Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global recognition of critical environmental health issues. Past themes have focused on raising awareness about protecting children’s environmental health,…