Healthy Homes

WEHA Fall Conference

2 and a half days of all EH fields/multiple breakout sessions: food, rec. programs, pools, lodging, emergency preparedness, vector control, etc.

Visit www.weha.net for more information and to register!

Kim Carlton, NEHA's Region 4 Vice-President, will represent NEHA at this conference.

Int. Society for Disease Surveillance Conference

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) conference is the premier event dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Every year, the ISDS conference draws approximately 400 professionals from a broad range of disciplines to learn the latest achievements, analytic methods, best practices, conceptual frameworks, and technical innovations in the rapidly evolving field of disease surveillance.

HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes - 2018 Award Winners

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), announces the annual Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes.

These awards recognize excellence in making indoor environments healthier through healthy homes research, education, and through program delivery, especially in diverse, low to moderate income communities.

The awards are presented at NEHA's Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition each year.


2018 Award Winners

Cross Program Coordination

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative, Baltimore, MD 

Public and Multifamily Housing

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, WI, Thurgood Marshall Apartments in Milwaukee 

Policy and Education Innovation

City of Fort Collins, CO, Healthy Homes Program 

Research Innovation

North Carolina State University and Tulane University, NC and LA, Interventions that Eliminate Cockroaches, Reduce Cockroach Allergies, and Asthma Morbidity in Children 


2018 Press Release

HUD Announces Winners Of 2018 Healthy Homes Awards


2018 Award Review Panel

Thank you! The review panel volunteered their expertise and many hours of their time. 

  • Alan J. Dellapenna
  • Judeth L. Luong
  • Anna Jeng
  • Timothy J. Murphy
  • Kari L. Sasportas
  • Robert Uhrik
  • Tyler Zerwekh
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Iowa Environmental Health Assoc. Fall Conference

The IEHA Fall Conference is a must-attend event for every Environmental Health Professional / Sanitarian in Iowa. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and network with national, regional, state and local experts in Environmental Health and reconnect with friends and colleagues as you attend the numerous sessions, exhibits, and the evening networking event.

Vince Radke, NEHA President, and Kim Carlton, Region 4 Vice-President, will be in attendance representing NEHA. Vince Radke will give keynote and plenary session presentations.

Healthy Homes and Environmental Health

Protecting public health from environmental issues doesn't stop at the doorway- both natural and man-made environments can have an impact on public health. Having safe and healthy living and work environment are key to ones health and well-being.  Geographical location, building materials, and pest infestation, can all have a significant impact on residents health. 

HUD’s Healthy Homes program was created to “to protect children and their families from housing-related health and safety hazards.” Healthy Homes addresses environmental health issues such as: moldlead, allergens, asthma, carbon monoxide, home safety, pesticides, and radon.


A Hidden Problem:  Lead-Poisoned Children in the United States

A new study conducted by the California Environmental Health Tracking Program, a program of the Public Health Institute, has found disturbing information on the identification, reporting and remediation of childhood lead poisoning. Find out how your state ranks here.


HUD Healthy Homes Award

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes recognizes excellence in making indoor environments healthier through healthy homes research, education, and program delivery, especially in low-to-moderate income communities. HUD partners with NEHA on this award as both organizations share a common vision to create healthier home environments in the U.S. by working across the health, environment, and housing sectors. Awards are presented at NEHA's Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition.


Radon Data Standardization Webinar

Topics / Featured Speakers:

  • Radon Pilot Project, Michele Monti, MS, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Radon Communications Toolkit, Holly Wilson, MHSE, CHES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Radon Data Collection in Washington State, Tina Echeverria, PhD, Washington State’s Tracking Portal

LEARN MORE ABOUT NEHA RADON WEBINAR


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