The Kentucky Department for Public Health, in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute, is hosting the 5th Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit. Due to COVID-19, this event will be virtual this year offering a series of monthly webinars beginning June 11.
The target audience includes: decision/policymakers, administrators, teachers, childcare personnel, pediatricians, nurses, academia, environmental educators, providers, community health workers, and state and local public health staff who help assure a safe school, home, play, preschool and community environment for children.
The webinars are free and CEUs will be offered.
The topics to be covered and registration links include:
- June 11, 1-2:30 p.m. ET: “Water in Martin County” Panel Discussion
- July 22, 10-11:30 a.m. ET: “Early Environmental Exposures- Community Science Tool”
- August (date and time to be decided): “Environmental Factors Affecting Children with Chronic Conditions, Pre and Post COVID-19”
- Sept. 24, noon-1:30 p.m. ET: “Environmental Factors Affecting Children with Asthma”
- Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m.-noon ET: “Nature for Children’s Health and Wellbeing”
- Oct. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. ET: “Radon – How Radon in Homes, Schools and Daycares Affect Children”
- December (date and time to be decided) “How to take an Environmental Health History for Clinicians”