National Healthy Homes Month 2020

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This year's theme, "Healthy Housing for All", highlights the importance of safe and healthy living in your home; no matter your address. Through stressing the importance of home Maintenance, we aim to highlight the connection between your internal environment and your health. This National Healthy Homes Month focuses on:

  1. Raising awareness of the importance of Home Maintenance and the impact on health.
  2. Educating the public about free local resources available.
  3. Encouraging implementation of online activities and events in targeted communities.


OLHCHH has created a 2020 NHHM Campaign Resource Toolkit to provide state and local governments, Healthy Homes Partners, and all organizations with key materials and resources to help and encourage local implementation. The digital resource toolkit includes:


Banners/ Posters
 
Healthy Homes Resources

National Healthy Homes Month 2020 Grantee Highlights

 

National Healthy Homes Webinar Program Schedule

 

Healthy Homes Youth App

Healthy Homes Youth App

Content for this app was developed specifically for middle schoolers & educates them on the principles of a healthy home in a preeteen-family format.
Navigation is simple & intuitive. Interaction features include Train the Brain & the ability to save a list of items found in the home.


Healthy Homes Partners App

Healthy Homes Partners App

Healthy Homes Partners app helps stakeholders - such as environmental health care providers, public health professionals, and health educators - navigate common residential health related hazards, including identification, mitigation/removal, and supplemental resources. A room-by-room checklist is included.


Healthy Homes Basics

Healthy Homes Basics

The new app Healthy Homes Basics, from HUDā€™s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes offers practical how-to guidance on how to have a safe and healthy home, right at your fingertips. The app offers introductory information and guidance for consumers by teaching the ā€œPrincipals of a Healthy Homeā€. For those users more familiar with healthy homes concepts, the app features detailed information by topic.

 

Rebuild Healthy Homes App

Rebuild Healthy Homes App

The Rebuild Healthy Homes application was developed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmentā€™s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH), which provides funds to state and local governments to develop cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards. In addition, the office enforces HUD's lead-based paint regulations, provides public outreach and technical assistance, and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families, and others, from health and safety hazards in the home.