Is your home—are your children—lead safe?
The successful learner will be able to:
Knowledge: Communicate the health risks of lead poisoning in infants and young children.
Comprehension: Understand the sources of lead exposure, lead exposure mechanisms, screening guidelines for children, and testing procedures for the home and consumer products.
- Demonstrate lead‐safe cleaning strategies in their own homes.
- Identify resources for assistance with these topics.
South Mississippi Delta residents are in recovery mode after returning to homes that have been under water for nearly six months, but they need materials and assistance as they try to resume their normal lives.
When you’re ready to hire a contractor to repair or rebuild property damaged by flooding, keep these tips in mind to help avoid being scammed.
Getting started on clean-up after a flood can seem overwhelming. Before you do any work, be sure you know what your insurance company needs to file a claim. Take photos and video of damage, inventory items damaged beyond repair, and keep track of expenses.
Everyone deals with the occasional invasion of sugar ants in the kitchen. It’s just a fact of life.
But when they do make their way in, you don’t want to lay out the welcome mat for them. Regina Boykins, Extension agent in Humphreys County has a few tips to help keep ants and other pests out of your kitchen.