Educational Materials

Below are links to websites and brochures on environmental health topics.

Bed Bugs:

Connecticut Department of Public Health: Bed Bug webpage

 Food Safety:

FoodSafety.gov

Fight Bac!

Safe minimum cooking temperatures

Food safety during emergencies

Foodborne illnesses

Healthy Homes:

Help Yourself to a Healthy Home Booklet

Connecticut Department of Public Health: Healthy Homes webpage

Healthy Homes Assessment checklist

Get health and safety tips room by room.

Lead:

Environmental Protection Agency lead webpage

Connecticut Department of Public Health lead webpage

Click here for our childhood lead poisoning prevention webpage

Lyme Disease:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lyme disease webpage

How to safely remove a tick

Rabies:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention rabies webpage

Preventing dog bites

Rabies and Kids webpage - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 West Nile Virus:

Fight the Bite! brochure - WNVBrochure5.2010.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention West Nile Virus webpage