GRAND RAPIDS – Residents are reminded to exercise extreme caution when using generators as an auxiliary power source during the current power outage. Generators are a leading source of deadly carbon monoxide poisoning. In 2011, six people died from carbon monoxide as a result of improper generator use.
The mission of the Healthy Homes Coalition is to improve children's health and well being by eliminating harmful housing conditions.
All children will grow up in healthy homes free of environmental hazards, accomplished through policy impact, advocacy, outreach, direct services, and continuous collaboration.
Values and Operating Principles
Leadership - We will be the most trusted and respected resource in children's environmental health.
Health and Wellbeing - We will promote children's potential by ensuring their environmental safety.
Collaboration - We will continuously seek to expand our impact by working with others.
Respect - We will provide culturally sensitive services to all in a way that respects dignity.
Empowering Families - We will use a family-centered approach to provide tools, resources and knowledge to families.
Best Practice - We will use evidence-based and data-driven methods in all our services and efforts.
Integrity - We will be above reproach in all our personal and professional relationships.
Visibility - We will be first in mind for those seeking to improve children's environmental health.
Sustainability - We will continuously learn and be proactive in regards to people, planet, and profit.
Did You Know...
In the U.S., asthma results in 1.8 million emergency room visits, 497,000 hospitalizations, and 4,000 deaths each year.
Strategic Plan for 2014
November 20, 2013 - 2:00pm. The Lead Safe Cleaning Practices class provides techniques for cleaning your house to prevent and minimize environmental hazards such as lead.
Learn how to work lead-safe when painting or repairing older homes.
November 21st, 2013 - 1:30-3:00pm.
Home Repair Services - 1100 South Division, Grand Rapids MI 49507
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