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Is your home dry, clean, pest-free, safe, contaminant-free, ventilated and maintained? To learn more about preventing diseases and injuries that result from housing-related hazards, visit the Tennessee Department of Health "Healthy Homes" site by clicking HERE. REMEMBER, good health begins at home.
Let’s Talk Month (a national public education campaign to encourage parents and their children to communicate) was observed in October...but talking to your children about important issues is a year round job! Kids consistently say parents most influence their decisions. However, nine out of ten parents struggle with what to say, how to say it, or when to start. For tips, click HERE.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week was observed October 21st-27th. Our department joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Department of Health & Human Services, and the Environmental Protection Agency, and other agencies across the nation to increase awareness about Childhood Lead Poisoning. To learn more about protecting your family from this significant public health concern, click HERE.