Quedarse en la Casa: Asma

 

El asma puede afectar tanto a niños como a adultos. Si bien la causa del asma no se conoce completamente, la genética y los factores ambientales están involucrados. Si bien es difícil controlar los factores ambientales, a menudo podemos controlar los factores ambientales para ayudar a las personas con asma a respirar más fácilmente.


Staying Safe at Home: Asthma

Asthma may affect both children and adults. While the cause of asthma is not fully known, genetics and environmental factors are involved. While it is difficult to control environmental factors, we can often control environmental factors to help people with asthma breathe easier.


Quedese Seguro en Casa: Limpieza en una manera segura del plomo

 

Trucos simples para ayudarlo a reducir el riesgo de exposición al plomo y mantener seguros a los niños en su hogar.


Staying Safe at Home: Lead Safe Cleaning

Simple tricks to help you reduce the risk of lead exposure and keep the kids in your home safe.


COVID-19 and Asthma ** UPDATED**

According to the World Health Organization and CDC, people with chronic medical conditions such as asthma are considered high-risk and should take precautions when any type of respiratory illness is spreading in their community. The Healthy Homes Coalition has updated information.


Staying Safe at Home: Gardening

Lead is a bit like the coronavirus in that it can be picked up when touching contaminated surfaces.  One of those surfaces is soil. With spring here, many people’s thoughts are turning to gardening, and it pays to not just be mindful of the virus at this time, but also the potential for lead in the soil if you are an urban gardener.


Mantenerse seguro en casa: Jardineria

El plomo es un poco como el coronavirus en el sentido de que se puede recoger al tocar superficies contaminadas. Una de esas superficies es el suelo. Con la primavera aquí, los pensamientos de muchas personas se están volcando a la jardinería, y vale la pena no solo tener en cuenta el virus en este momento, sino también el potencial de plomo en el suelo si eres un jardinero urbano.


Manejo Integrado de Plagas: Cucarachas

Las cucarachas, como todas las plagas, necesitan comida, agua y refugio para sobrevivir. La eliminación de estas tres condiciones dificulta la supervivencia de las plagas en su hogar.


Integrated Pest Management: Cockroaches

Cockroaches, like all pests, need food, water, and shelter to survive. Removal of these three conditions makes it difficult for pests to survive in your home. 


Integrated Pest Management: Mice and Rats

Mice and rats are not only a nuisance, they can make children sick. For people with asthma and allergies, mice and rats are problematic as their dander and feces are highly allergenic. Mice and rats also carry a host of diseases. 


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