Built Environment

Promoting Children’s Environmental Health at Early Care and Education Centers

Considering potential environmental hazards in relation to the siting of early care and education (ECE) facilities can reduce the risk of children’s exposure to dangerous chemicals. NACCHO conducted an exploratory assessment to determine how local…

FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) posted the FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). HUD is making available approximately $145 million for Implementation Grants of up to $30 million…

Addressing Environmental Site Hazards at Child Care Facilities: A Review of State Policy Strategies

Identifying and remedying site hazards before a child care facility is licensed, as well as during facility operations, can help prevent and reduce harmful exposures to staff and children. A new paper from the Environmental…

Environmental Justice, Equity, and Community in Los Angeles County

By Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chief Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH); Angelo Bellomo, MS, REHS, QEP, Deputy Director, Health Protection, LACDPH; Kim Harrison Eowan, MPH, Senior Advisor to the Chief Deputy Director, LACDPH The…