New England Updates


Woonsocket High School (RI) RRP Trainings

Woonsocket High School teacher, Charlie Meyers, was selected as the 2016 Rhode Island Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year. Charlie learned at a conference that Woonsocket had one of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning and wanted to help change that by bringing the Renovation, Repair, and Training (RRP) curriculum into the […]


Happy National Public Health Week!

Today is the first day of National Public Health Week! Each year, public health professionals around the country use this week to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health. Today’s theme is Healthy Communities. People’s health, longevity and well-being are connected to their communities — […]


8th Annual New Hampshire Healthy Homes Conference

The 8th Annual New Hampshire Healthy Homes Conference was held Tuesday, October 23 at the Grappone Center in Concord. This year’s conference focused on “building partnerships between health, housing, safety, energy, and family service providers” and over 200 participants attended the day-long event.  Sessions topics covered a wide range of healthy homes topics, including safe gun […]


Connecticut’s Lead Safety Awareness Forum & Day

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), along with the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors and the Commission on Equity and Opportunity, sponsored a Lead Safety Awareness Forum and Day on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the State Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  The theme of this year’s forum was […]


Children’s Environmental Health Month

Check out this op-ed from EPA Region 1’s Regional Administrator in recognition of Children’s Environmental Health Month to learn more about lead prevention, including activities across New England!

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