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Environmental Health Topics in Child Care Facilities for Government Agencies

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Below are links to information about environmental health topics of interest to government agencies. These resources can help government agencies:

  • learn about the most up-to-date research on child care environmental health issues,
  • identify key state and regional healthy child care organizations for partnerships, and
  • see how other states are addressing child care environmental health issues.

Environmental health topics include: