Children’s Environmental Health Summit scheduled

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The Kentucky Department for Public Health, the Kentucky Population Health Institute and the Barren River District Health Department are hosting the second annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit on Nov. 15 at Western Kentucky University’s Knicely Center in Bowling Green.

The summit is designed for educators and others who help ensure safe environments for children. Topics that will be covered include: adverse childhood events, lead, preparedness, pesticides, injury, asthma, healthy homes, built environment, tobacco free schools, and green and healthy schools and child care centers.

Visit eventbrite.com to register.

A poster contest for students in grades K-8 will be held as part of the summit. Gift cards will be given to the top three finishers and to other winners; winning posters will be displayed at the summit.

The submission deadline is Nov. 1. Email chfs.kyephtn@ky.gov for more information.

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