The Center for Environmental Health at Children’s Mercy is a nationally recognized program providing
environmental health consulting, patient case management, research,
education, training, and analytical services. Our team aims to help
improve and advocate for the health of individuals with environmentally
Environmental Health Programs
Healthy Home Program
The Healthy Home Program helps families identify and reduce environmental exposures that may cause respiratory health problems in children. This
includes respiratory illnesses, allergies, poisoning, and immunocompromised
Safe and Healthy Childcare Program
Safe and Healthy Childcare Program provides indoor environmental health
education, training, and assessment services to home-based childcare providers
throughout the Kansas City area.
Safe and Healthy School Partnership Program
Safe and Healthy School Partnership Program provides school
districts the opportunity for indoor environmental health consulting and assessment
services along with a variety of education and training programs on health, building indoor
environmental health, and effective facility management.
The mission of the Center for Environmental Health is to improve and advocate for the health of people with environmentally triggered illnesses by performing environmental health research, and providing environmental health consulting, analytical services, education and community outreach in a way that improves our knowledge of environmental health and promotes the Children's Mercy Hospital mission.
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- 2500+ families have received our
- 750+ Home Environmental Assessments
- 60+ School Facilities Environmental
>1500+ School classrooms assessed.
- We are the leading Healthy Home
Training Center in the nation:
> 1300 students have taken our Healthy Home Training
> 250 have taken the NEHA Healthy Home Specialist
> 400 have taken our CME/CEU Asthma Management Training
- In 2012, CEH staff presented over 25 presentations at national, regional, state, and local conferences, summits, & meetings with over 2500 professionals in attendance.
- Winner of 2005 EPA National
Environmental Leadership for Asthma Management.