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Environmental Health

Information and resources concerning environmental health issues, including air quality, pesticide use, and more.

California School Integrated Pest Management Program External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources related to the Healthy Schools Act and integrated pest management in schools.

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Research studies focused on children's environmental health and exposure.

Health & Safety
Information on indoor air quality, lead, asbestos, electromagnetic fields, safe walking routes to school, disaster preparedness, PCBs, pesticides, and pipelines.

Questions:   Coordinated School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0914
Last Reviewed: Friday, August 28, 2015
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