A growing body of evidence demonstrates a significant link between substandard housing and asthma, lead poisoning and unintentional injuries. Creating a healthy home includes a comprehensive approach of the following:
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention healthy homes Web page for healthy homes tips, publications, tools and training opportunities.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a list of seven strategies for making homes healthier and safer. Visit HUD’s Seven Healthy Homes Principles for more information.
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For more information, please contact Kristen Grimes, at (414) 337-4569.
One-third of children with asthma are not well controlled.