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Press Release: Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Awards Technical Assistance Services to Three Comprehensive Asthma Programs

June 17, 2019 Baltimore, MD – The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), following a national competition, has awarded pro bono technical assistance services to: –  UPMC Health Plan. UPMC Health Plan will build on a collaboration with the Allegheny County Health Department’s Safe and Healthy Homes Program. The initiative combines existing resources to identify pediatric … Continued

Press Release: Oneida County, City of Utica, Nonprofit Partners Sign Green & Healthy Homes Initiative Compact to Provide Comprehensive Home Interventions

On Tuesday, June 4, Lead-Free Mohawk Valley Coalition partners signed a compact with the Green & Health Homes Initiative (GHHI), establishing Utica-Oneida County as one of 26 designated GHHI sites in the nation. Oneida County, the City of Utica and other nonprofit partners will work in partnership to form “GHHI Utica-Oneida County,” which will perform … Continued

Press Release: Interactive Lead Funding Toolkit Released for Practitioners by GHHI

LEAD FUNDING TOOLKIT  The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) announces the release of the Lead Funding Toolkit: a publicly-available, web-based practitioner’s guide including over 40 sources of funding for residential lead inspection, lead-based paint hazard remediation, lead service line replacement and soil remediation. The Lead Funding Toolkit on the GHHI website outlines specific strategies for leveraging … Continued

Post: Interactive Lead Funding Toolkit Released for Practitioners by GHHI

LEAD FUNDING TOOLKIT  The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) announces the release of the Lead Funding Toolkit: a publicly-available, web-based practitioner’s guide including over 40 sources of funding for residential lead inspection, lead-based paint hazard remediation, lead service line replacement and soil remediation. The Lead Funding Toolkit on the GHHI website outlines specific strategies for leveraging … Continued

Press Release: GHHI Announces Second Round of Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Grants

GHHI is pleased to announce a second competition round of Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Grant Awards. GHHI’s goal is to grow and strengthen the network of organizations dedicated to advancing the National Lead Campaign to end childhood lead poisoning nationwide. GHHI is making catalytic grant investments in organizations in five local jurisdictions that demonstrate excellence … Continued

In the News Post: EPA Honors Efforts of Rhode Island Asthma Control Program During Asthma Awareness Month

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized the Rhode Island Department of Health as one of only three national winners of the 2019 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management. Each year during Asthma Awareness Month, EPA honors programs delivering excellent environmental asthma management as part of their comprehensive asthma care services to improve the lives of children and families with asthma.

Press Release: Maryland Healthy Children Act Signed into Law

Governor signs the Maryland Healthy Children Act (HB1233) to lower the blood lead action level in Maryland Annapolis, MD, April 30, 2019 — Governor Larry Hogan today signed the Maryland Healthy Children Act (HB1233) which lowers the blood lead action level for medical case management provided to children and required mandatory environmental investigations of rental and owner-occupied … Continued