Asthma-Friendly Schools: Strategies to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Transmission and Improve Indoor Air Quality

Event Date: 
May 06, 2021 - 01:00pm to 02:30pm EDT

Description

Register for this webinar to learn how to utilize guidance and tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to choose safer disinfectants, effectively clean school facilities, and provide recommended ventilation and filtration to not only mitigate the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission but to create healthy learning environments for all students and staff, including those with asthma.

Attend this webinar to learn how to—

  • Implement IAQ management and layered risk reduction strategies to reduce COVID-19 transmission and environmental asthma triggers in schools.
  • Utilize guidance and tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to choose safer disinfectants, effectively clean school facilities, and provide recommended ventilation and filtration to not only mitigate the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission but to create healthy learning environments for all students and staff, including those with asthma.
  • Employ best practices from environmental hygienists and health providers at a leading hospital-based community environmental health program to create asthma-friendly schools, protect occupant health and improve academic performance in schools through implementing proactive approaches for indoor environmental management.

Speakers

  • Tracy Washington Enger, Facilitator, Indoor Environments Division,
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Elizabeth Friedman, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director of Environmental Health, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Director of the Region 7 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, Kansas City, MO
  • Luke Gard, CIEC, Healthy Schools Program Manager, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Kevin Kennedy, M.P.H., CIEC, Environmental Health Program Director, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Shari L. Solomon, Esq, CIEC, President, CleanHealth Environmental, LLC, Silver Spring, MD

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