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.
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.
Maintaining a healthy home can be challenging, but it IS possible. Use the “right hand rule” to make your home a healthy one.