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New Health in All Policies/Lead Prevention Funding Opportunity

The National Center for Healthy Housing, in collaboration with the National Environmental Health Association, the National Association of County and City Health Officials, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, is offering a…

New Environmental Health Success Stories from ASTHO

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) published new environmental health success stories highlighting promising and useful practices and implementation strategies developed by state and territorial health agencies: Wisconsin Creates Local Adaptation Strategies…

New HiAP Funding Opportunity Coming Soon

In November, NCHH, in collaboration with NEHA, NACCHO, and ASTHO, will offer a new funding opportunity for local governmental agencies housing their jurisdiction’s childhood lead prevention programs (i.e., local health departments, local environmental health agencies).…

Environmental Contributors to Cardiovascular Disease: Emerging Research on Heavy Metals and Air Pollution

Register here. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death worldwide, causes over 15 million deaths each year. Deaths from CVD have declined in the US over the past 50 years, whereas global mortality rates…

Annual Air Quality Report from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking the country’s progress in improving air quality since the passage of the Clean Air Act. The report, “Our Nation’s Air: Status…