Summit: "Environmental Factors Affecting Asthma"

Sep 24 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Environmental Factors Affecting Children with Asthma

  • Overview of Environmental Factors that affect asthma
  • Asthma Environmental Interventions
  • Controlling Environmental Triggers

Speakers: Lisa de Ybarrondo, MD-National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)

Facilitators: Sue Thomas-Cox and Rahal Basse

The Kentucky Department for Public Health in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute is hosting the Fifth Annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit. Due to COVID-19, this event will be virtual this year offering a series of monthly webinars beginning June 11th. The monthly webinar series is below. This Environmental Summit is funded through EnviroHealthLink Kentucky’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Program and sponsors; Kentucky Environmental Education Council, Kentucky Asthma Management Program, and the University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences.


The target audience includes: decision/policymakers, administrators, teachers, childcare personnel, pediatricians, nurses, academia, environmental educators, providers, community health workers, and state and local public health staff who help assure a safe school, home, play, preschool and community environment for children.

The webinars are free and CEUs will be offered.

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