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Healthy Homes

Healthy Homes LogoMost people spend over 90% of their time indoors. Your home is a very important environment where you and your family may spend much of your time. This brochure offers ways to make your home a healthy place. It includes information on indoor and outdoor air quality, pesticides, toxic household products, mold, tobacco smoke, radon, drinking water contaminants and making your home “green”. It has a little information about a lot of different topics and links to web sites to learn more.

Indoor Air Quality
First and secondhand smoke, radon, carbon monoxide (CO), organic vapors or volatile organic compounds (VOCs), mold, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)... more
  Air Quality
Ozone, airborne particles, contaminated soil, ultraviolet radiation, temperatures extremes, air quality forecast
... more
     
Staying Healthy Indoors: Toxics
Asbestos, lead, mercury, drinking water contaminants, pesticides and toxic household products... more
  Go Green at Home
Reuse, recycle, recycle electronics, composting, household hazardous waste, pressure treated wood ... more
     
10 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier   Related Information
     

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A graphic of the cover of the Healthy Homes brochure.
Download a PDF of the healthy homes brochure (PDF) (20 pp, 3.8 MB, About PDF)

En Español (PDF) (13 pp, 664 K, About PDF)

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