Links & Resources 
Find helpful information on a variety of household environmental risks...
 
               
     
-List of Links Featured in the THH Regional Training Materials 

-Allergies & Asthma
-Asbestos
-Carbon Monoxide 
-Child-Safe Healthy Homes
-Cigarette Smoke 
-Dust & Dust Mites 
-General Information 
-Hazardous Household Chemicals 
-Insects, Rodents, Other Pests & Pesticides
-Lead
-Mold 
-Pet Dander 
-Radon
-Safety Hazards & Concerns 
-Water Quality
     
             
         

List of Links Featured in the THH Regional Training Materials (Back to Menu) 
During the Tribal Healthy Homes Regional Trainings, many topics are covered and links to web-based information are discussed. Many of the links can be found below but click here to see all the Regional Training topics and links in one place. 

Allergies & Asthma 
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Native AIR � Asthma Intervention and Reduction 
www.nativeasthma.org 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org or 800-LUNG-USA 

The Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics
www.aanma.org 

Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network 
www.foodallergy.org or 800-929-4040 

Center for Disease Control & Prevention Mold Webpage 
www.cdc.gov/mold 

Healthy Indoor Air for America 's Homes 
www.montana.edu/wwwcxair or 406-994-3451 

Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse (IAQ INFO ) 
800-438-4318 

Many �Asthma & Allergy� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 


Montana Asthma Control Program - Department of Public Health & Human Service 
http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/PHSD/asthma/chronic-disease-asthma-index.shtml 

Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen's Health Board - Northern Plains Tobacco Prevention Program 
http://www.aatchb.org/nptpp 

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 
http://www.acaai.org/ 

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 
http://www.acgih.org/home.htm 

American Indoor Air Quality Council 
http://www.iaqcouncil.org/ 

American Lung Association Asthma Control Test 
http://www.asthmacontrol.com 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 
http://www.aafa.org/ 

Center's for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health 
http://www.cdc.gov/asthma 


John Hopkins Asthma & Allergy 
http://www.hopkins-allergy.org/ 

Minnesota Department of Children's Environmental Health 
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/children/index.html 

NH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/default.htm 


NH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ 


NH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Asthma Homepage 
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/conditions/asthma/ 


Pediatric Asthma Coalition of New Jersey 
http://www.pacnj.org 

Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension - Got Asthma? An online, narrated slide presentation 
http://www.rcre.rutgers.edu/asthma 

USEPA Indoor Air Quality Homepage 
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/ 


Indoor Air Pollution: An Introduction for Health Professionals (USEPA) 
http://www.epa.gov/iedweb00/pubs/hpguide.html 

USEPA Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings 
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html 

Soap & Detergent Association: Cleaning to Control Allergies & Asthma, It's All in the Family! 
http://www.cleaning101.com  

AANMA's Indoor AIRepair - A room-by-room guide to help you find, get rid of, and prevent allergens and irritants in your home. (Also availabe for schools.)
www.aanma.org/publication/indoor-air-repair-kit

AANMA's Asthma Action Plan - Free, down-loadable template. Share with teachers, school nurses, coaches - ask them to pass it along to parents.
http://aanma.org/newlydiagnosed 

Asbestos (Back to Menu) 
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Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq 


Asbestos Information Line 
800-368-5888     

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Carbon Monoxide Hotline 
800-438-4318 

Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq 


Consumer Products Safety Commission 
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/466.html 
or 800-638-2772 

Many �Carbon Monoxide� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 
  

24/7 Carbon Monoxide and Fire/Smoke Detection
http://www.adt.com/ 

Child-Safe Healthy Homes (Back to Menu) 
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Montana State University Extension Housing Program 
www.msuextensionhousing.org 


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 
www.epa.gov 


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development � Healthy Homes Initiative 
www.hud.gov/offices/lead/hhi/index.cfm 


National Safety Council 
www.nsc.org 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 


Healthy Homes Partnership 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net 


Consumer Product Safety Commission 
www.cpsc.gov 


U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
www.cdc.gov 


Healthy Indoor Air for America 's Homes 
www.healthyindoorair.org 


National Center for Healthy Housing 
www.centerforhealthyhousing.org 


Institute of Business and Home Safety 
www.disastersafety.org 


Residential Fire Safety Institute 
www.firesafehome.org 


Children's Environmental Health Network 
www.cehn.org 


The Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics 
www.aanma.org 


National Safe Kids Campaign 
www.safekids.org 


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Children's Health Protection 
http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/homepage.htm 


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Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

Many �Second-Hand Smoke� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 


Asthma Initiative of Michigan 
http://www.getasthmahelp.org/tobacco.asp 

Environmental Protection Agency - Indoor Environments Division 
http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/ 

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 
http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/ 

Center for Disease Control - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion 
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/ 

National Jewish Medical & Research Center 
http://www.njc.org/ 

American Academy of Pediatrics 
http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;99/4/639?fulltext=tobacco+smoke 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 
http://www.acaai.org/ 

Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairmen's Health Board - Northern Plains Tobacco Prevention Project http://www.aatchb.org/nptpp/index.html

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Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

The Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics 
www.aanma.org 


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Asthma & Allergy Prevention (Dust Mites) 
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/conditions/asthma/dustmites.cfm 

American Academy of Family Physicians 
http://familydoctor.org/683.xml 

National Jewish Medical & Research Center 
http://www.njc.org/ 

University of Maryland Medicine 
http://www.umm.edu/allergies/dust.htm 

House Dust Mites by Barbara Ogg, Ph.D., Extension Educator, University of Nebraska , Lincoln 
http://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/resources/DustMites311.shtml 

The John Edsall/ John Wood Asthma Center - New York Presbyterian - The University Hospital of Columbia & Cornell 
http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/dept/pulmonary/4ClinicalPage/Clinical%20Centers/Website/main.htm 

Asthma & Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand 
http://www.asthmanz.co.nz/ 

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This Web site aims to further empower champions of healthy indoor air quality in tribal communities with tools for networking, sharing innovative and promising programs and practices, and by serving as a reservoir of the best available tribal-specific indoor air quality information and materials.
http://www.epa.gov/iaqtribal/ 

A Healthy Homes Checklist from the Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/healthyhomes/checklist.pdf 

Enterprise Find-Out-How, Do-It-Now Resources 
www.practitionerresources.org/ 


Center for Disease Control & Prevention Healthy Homes Initiative 
www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/healthyhomes.htm 


Center for Disease Control & Prevention Healthy Housing Reference Manual 
www.cdc.gov/nceh/publications/books/housing/housing.htm 


Environmental Health Watch
http://www.ehw.org/

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Poison Control 
800-222-1222 

American Association of Poison Control Centers 
www.aapcc.org 


Consumer Products Safety Commission 
www.cpsc.gov 


Household Products Database 
www.householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

Poison Prevention 
www.poisonprevention.org 


Women's Voices for the Earth � Safe Cleaning Products Initiative 
http://www.womenandenvironment.org/campaignsandprograms/SafeCleaning/ 
    

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The Food & Drug Administration's Food Safety Information Hotline 
888-SAFE-FOOD (888-723-3663) 

The Environmental Protection Agency Webpage on Controlling Pests Around the Home 
www.epa.gov/pesticides 


National Pest Management Association 
www.pestworld.org 


Bio-Integral Resource Center Website on Integrated Pest Management 
www.birc.org 


USDA's Integrated Pest Management Resources
www.ipmcenters.org/index.cfm 

Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs 
703-305-5017 

National Pesticide Information Center 
www.npic.orst.edu 
or 800-858-7378 

Many �Pesticides� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html   

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National Lead Information Center 
800-424-LEAD (800-424-5323) 

Environmental Protection Agency Lead Webpage 
www.epa.gov/lead 


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control Website
www.hud.gov/offices/lead 

Help Finding a Certified Lead Inspector or Paint Removal Contractor 
www.leadlisting.org 
or 888-LEAD-LISTING 

Information on Tenants' Rights and Housing Issues 
www.hud.gov 
or 800-HUDS-FHA 

Center for Disease Control & Prevention Lead Poisoning Prevention 
www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/ 


Many �Lead� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 
  

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Healthy Indoor Air for America 's Homes 
www.montana.edu/wwwcxair 
or 406-994-3451 

Environmental Protection Agency Mold Webpage 
www.epa.gov/mold 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

Center for Disease Control & Prevention Mold Webpage 
www.cdc.gov/mold 


The Health House 
www.healthhouse.org 


Many �Mold and Moisture� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 


USEPA Mold Resources 
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldresources.html 

Minnesota Department of Health-Mold in Homes 
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/mold/index.html 

CDC's Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds 
http://www.cdc.gov/mold/stachy.htm 

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Guideline S500: Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration 
360-693-5675 

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) bioaerosols committee published in 1999, �Biosaerosols: Assessment and Control,� a compilation of information on investigation strategies, sampling and analysis, and control of indoor bioaerosols, including molds 
http://www.acgih.org/home.htm 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published guidance for �Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings,� which includes many general principles also applicable to residential mold mitigation efforts 
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/index.html 
    

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Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality 
www.epa.gov/iaq 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

The Allergy & Asthma Network: Mothers of Asthmatics 
www.aanma.org 


National Jewish Medical & Research Center 
http://www.njc.org/ 

USA Today - Health 
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2001-03-05-asthma-pets.htm 
  

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Environmental Protection Agency Radon Webpage 
www.epa.gov/radon 


National Radon Information Hotline 
800-SOS-RADON (800-767-7236) 

State Radon Offices 
www.epa.gov/iaq/contacts.html 


American Lung Association 
www.lungusa.org 
or 800-LUNG-USA 

National Safety Council Factsheets 
http://www.nsc.org/resources/Factsheets 


Many �Radon� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 
        

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U.S. Fire Administration Kid's Website 
www.usfa.dhs.gov/kids/flash.shtm 


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fire Safety Webpage 
www.osha.gov/SLTC/firesafety 


Burn Prevention Foundation 
www.burnprevention.org 


Residential Fire Safety 
www.firesafety.gov 


Residential Fire Safety Institute 
www.firesafehome.org 


National SAFE KIDS Campaign 
www.safekids.org 
or 202-662-0600 

American Red Cross 
www.redcross.org 


National Safety Council 
www.nsc.org 
or 800-621-7619 

Institute of Business and Home Safety 
www.disastersafety.org 


Many �Home Safety� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html 
    

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Environmental Protection Agency 
www.epa.gov 


Many �Drinking Water� Links at the Healthy Homes Website 
www.healthyhomespartnership.net/links.html