August 30th, 2017

A Shower of Benefits: Drinking Water and Healthy Housing

A Shower of Benefits: Drinking Water and Healthy Housing by David Jacobs The American Public Health Association today hosts a Twitter chat on “What’s in Your Water: The State of Water and Our Health” (#SafeWater). The state of the nation’s infrastructure… More

February 21st, 2017

Infrastructure and Mortgages: What about the Kids?

Infrastructure and Mortgages: What about the Kids? by David Jacobs and Anita Weinberg During the 2016 election season, Donald Trump (the Republican presidential nominee, now president) proposed spending $1 trillion dollars on infrastructure to put people to… More

October 28th, 2016

Stand Up and Be Counted in the Fight against Lead Poisoning

by Christopher Bloom Lead poisoning—you know, it seems like we should’ve had this problem licked by now. Every year, we (NCHH and our partners) get out and stomp the figurative pavement, reminding people—parents, teachers, doctors, members of… More

October 24th, 2014

NCHH Releases Blueprint for Action to Prevent Childhood Exposure to Lead

NCHH Releases Blueprint for Action to Prevent Childhood Exposure to Lead Media Contact: Laura Fudala, lfudala@nchh.org, 443.539.4167 Columbia, MD (October 22, 2014) – Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) released Preventing Lead Exposure in U.S. Children: A… More

October 24th, 2014

CDC Awards $11 Million for Lead Poisoning Prevention

Funding Partially Restores Health Department Responses to the Disease Media Contact: Laura Fudala, 443.539.4167, lfudala@nchh.org Columbia, MD (October 24, 2014) – A hard-fought battle by a broad coalition of child advocates culminated this week with the announcement of… More