Environmental Health Nurses
There is growing consensus among the medical and scientific communities that protecting young children from toxic chemicals is an URGENT public health issue. For example, over the last 30 years, there has been:
Impact on Respiratory Health
Wildfires on the Rise
With extreme weather and wildfires under way in many parts of the country, we wanted to share our resources for protecting lung health during wildfires and other extreme weather events. These resources are designed to help you help your patients and communities learn more about the impacts of wildfires and climate change and how they can protect themselves.
Watch webinar: Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires
Health Risks of Climate Change: Resources for People with Lung Disease
Drought, wildfires, heat, flooding, pollution – the effects of climate change already create serious threats to lung health. Two fact sheets tell you what you need to KNOW and what you need to DO.