Asbestos Overview

Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals that were once used widely in insulation, brake pads, and [...]

COVID-19 Testing FAQs

Testing is one important tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19. As we resume activities like school and [...]

COVID-19 Vaccines

What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines? COVID-19 vaccines are the most effective way to prevent serious illness and [...]

COVID-19: Managing Stress

You may lose touch with people and places Physical distancing (at least 6 feet) is essential for communities to [...]

Lead Overview

Lead is a metal that has been used in the past in gasoline and paint, and can currently be [...]


Mercury is a naturally occurring metallic element that can be harmful to the nervous system if high quantities of elemental [...]

Mold Overview

Mold is a common concern that parents contact us about.  When moisture or water damage is not quickly and [...]

Pests and Pest Control

Pesticides are chemicals designed to kill or repel insects, rodents, plants, or mold in our crops, schools, homes, and [...]

PFAS – The Forever Chemicals

Per – and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic chemicals that are resistant to grease, water, and [...]

Plastics and Hormone Disrupting Chemicals

An Overview of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs, also known as Endocrine Disruptors or Endocrine Disrupters) are substances [...]

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