Join us for our June SHHC Meeting!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Join us as we continue our conversations about our
Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative

Our agenda includes:
  • Updates and Next Steps for Lead... Lead Task Force
  • John Fisher, Wayfinders
  • Jennifer Chacon, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Asthma Home Visiting program update

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
City of Springfield, Office of Housing
1600 East Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA
Albano Meeting Room, first floor near front entrance

There is a parking garage next to the building (~$3.00 for 2 hours), a dirt lot on West Columbus ($5.00/day), and metered street parking. We recommend that you save some extra time to find parking.
June is National Healthy Homes Month
Resources for National Healthy Homes Month!
National Healthy Homes Month is a month-long campaign in June offering an opportunity to raise awareness around the connection between housing and health and to provide families with healthy homes resources. Please visit our website and visit the links below to learn more about what makes a healthy home.
EPA - Indoor Environments Division - Healthy Homes Webinars
  • June 18 2:00-3:00 pm EDT, Healthy Homes Youth App, Presenter: Gina Peek, USDA NIFA Healthy Homes Partnership. Click here to register.
  • June 20 2:00-3:00 pm EDT, Protect Your Homes -The Top 5 Wind, Flood, and Fire Damage Defenses, Presenter: Claudette Hanks Reichel, Ed.D, LSU AgCenter, La. Extension service Housing Specialist, Director of LaHouse Resource Center, USDA NIFA, Healthy Homes Partnership. Click here to register.
  • June 27 1:00-2:00 pm EDT, Hoarding, Presenter: Dion Lerman, Penn State, PA IPM Program, Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force, Pennsylvania State University State IPM Program, Trainer in the Healthy Homes Training Center Network, Click here to register.

Take a virtual Healthy Homes Tour to see where environmental hazards can be found in your home. This website was developed by the University of Rochester's Environmental Health Sciences Core Center.

Listen to past PEPH Podcasts with tips for creating a healthy home:
Reports and Resources
Reminder - Resource guide for Families
Our Collaborative continues to update the resource guide for Springfield families. If you have any input you would like to share, please forward your updates and/or edits to Kelvin Molina and thank you for sharing.