Children's Health Publications

The publications are available to download from this page.

Title Language
Child Health Champion Resource Guide (May 1999)Child Health Champion Resource Guide (May 1999)
EPA 100-B-98-004
This resource guide was developed as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Child Health Champion Campaign, a program designed to empower local citizens and communities to take steps toward protecting their children from environmental health threats. The guide includes descriptions of 241 resources that may be of interest to communities participating in the Child Health Champion Campaign.
English
 Publications Catalog (August2010)EPA Office of Children's Health Protection: Publications Catalog (August 2010)
Publications catalogue listing Children's Health Protection publications, along with descriptions and publication information.
English
Live, Learn, Play - Tune Into Your Health and the Environment (October2004)Live, Learn, Play - Tune Into Your Health and the Environment (October 2004)
EPA 100-K-04-001
This colorful, engaging booklet was prepared for youth groups and provides information about how to protect yourself and your friends. It includes fun activities (including a rap song) to spread the news about what you have learned and tips and resources to get more information.
English
 Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment (26 posters)Student Curriculum Posters: Recipes for Healthy Kids and a Healthy Environment (26 posters)
EPA 100-K-13-002
Classroom posters you can print to help teach kids about the environment.
English
 A First View of the Available Measures (December 2000)America's Children and the Environment: A First View of the Available Measures (2000)
EPA 240-R-00-006
This is EPA's first report on trends and measures reflecting environmental factors that may affect the health and well-being of children in the United States. This report represents an initial step in the identification, development, and compilation of a set of measures that fully reflect environmental factors important for children.
English
 Measures of Contaminants, Body Burdens, and Illnesses (Second Edition, February 2003)America's Children and the Environment: Measures of Contaminants, Body Burdens, and Illnesses (Second Edition, February 2003)
EPA 240-R-03-001
This report brings together quantitative information from a variety of sources to show trends in levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food, and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children; and childhood diseases that may be influenced by environmental factors.
English
Protect Children, Protect Our Future (2010)Protect Children, Protect Our Future (2010)
EPA 100-F-04-900
This booklet highlights risks from environmental exposure at home, school, and at play that can be reduced if care is taken to assure a healthy environment.
English
Sensible Steps to Healthier School EnvironmentsSensible Steps to Healthier School Environments
EPA 908-R--12-0001
Cost-effective, affordable measures to protect the health of students and staff.
English
 Air Pollution and Pregnancy (January 2010)Promoting Good Prenatal Health: Air Pollution and Pregnancy (January 2010)
EPA 100-F-09-020
This booklet identifies common environmental exposures and provides simple steps that healthcare providers can recommend to pregnant women and new mothers to avoid exposure.
English
 A Summary of EPA Activities (October 2005)Children's Environmental Health 2005: A Summary of EPA Activities (October 2005)
EPA 100-F-05-041
A summary of EPA's Children's Environmental Health activites in 2005.
English
 2006 Report; Environment, Health, and a Focus on Children (English)Children's Environmental Health: 2006 Report; Environment, Health, and a Focus on Children (English)
EPA 100-F-06-011
"This annual publication highlights a variety of efforts across EPA undertaken explicitly to improve the environments where children live, learn and play. We discuss recent projects to improve school environments, address indoor and outdoor air quality, and reduce exposures to chemicals and pesticides. We also highlight research, regulatory, and data development work, as well as efforts to protect children from overexposure to the sun, to train healthcare providers and to provide international leadership."
English
 2007 Highlights (September 2007)Children's Environmental Health: 2007 Highlights (September 2007)
EPA 100-K-07-002
Since its founding in 1970, EPA's mission has been to protect human health and the environment. This report, seventh in an annual series from the Office of Children's Health Protection and Environmental Education, highlights the Agency's recent work on protecting the health of children by addressing the environments where they live, learn and play.
English
 2008 Highlights (October 2008)Children's Environmental Health: 2008 Highlights (October 2008)
EPA 100-K-08-004
Since its founding in 1970, EPA's mission has been to protect human health and the environment. This report, eighth in an annual series from the Office of Children's Health Protection and Environmental Education, highlights the Agency's recent work on protecting the health of children by addressing the environments where they live, learn and play.
English
 Black and African American Children and Asthma (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Asthma (April 2008)
EPA 100-F-08-029
This fact sheet provides information on the relationship between environment and asthma among black and African American children, as well as actions that can be taken to protect all children.
English
 Hispanic and Latino American Children and Asthma (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic and Latino American Children and Asthma (April 2008)
EPA 100-F-08-031
This fact sheet provides information on the relationship between environment and asthma among Hispanic children, as well as actions that can be taken to protect all children.
English
 Black and African American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)Children's Environmental Health Disparities: Black and African American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)
EPA 100-F-08-030
This fact sheet focuses on disparities in exposure to secondhand smoke for Black and African American children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children.
English
 Hipanic and Latino American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)Children's Health and Environmental Disparities: Hipanic and Latino American Children and Secondhand Smoke (April 2008)
EPA 100-F-08-032
This fact sheet focuses on disparities in exposure to secondhand smoke for Hispanic and Latino American children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children.
English
Climate Change & Children's Health (December 2009)Climate Change & Children's Health (December 2009)
EPA 100-K-09-008
This eight-page brochure describes the effects that climate change has on children's health, differentiated from its effects on adults. It also provides several things you can do to prevent climate change.
English
Children's Environmental Health Yearbook (June 1998)Children's Environmental Health Yearbook (June 1998)
This Yearbook represent the US EPA's current actions to protect children from environmental hazards. It contains the latest information on the unique threats environmental hazards present to children and describes EPA's efforts to combat these hazards. (See Supplement, below)
English
Children's Environmental Health Yearbook Supplement (August 2000)Children's Environmental Health Yearbook Supplement (August 2000)
EPA 100-R-00-0018
In June 1998, EPA published The EPA Children's Environmental Health Yearbook, a compilation of EPA activities on children's health. This supplement provides a summary of new projects and updates to ongoing projects described in the yearbook. (See Yearbook, above)
English
Healthy Homes Action Card (English)Healthy Homes Action Card (English)
EPA 908-E-10-001
Tips to save energy, save money, and make your home more environmentally-friendly.
English
Healthy Homes Action Card (Spanish)Healthy Homes Action Card (Spanish)
EPA 908-E-10-001
Spanish
Healthy Homes Brochure (English)Healthy Homes Brochure (English)
EPA 908-K-10-001
Tips to save energy, save money, and make your home more environmentally-friendly.
English
Healthy Homes Brochure (Spanish)Healthy Homes Brochure (Spanish)
EPA 908-K-10-001
Spanish
 A Call for Global Protection (2002)Children's Environmental Health: A Call for Global Protection (2002)
EPA 100-F-02-006
This pamphlet describes what EPA considers risks to children when setting standards.
English
Climate for Action PostcardClimate for Action Postcard
EPA 100-H-08-003
Join other teens in EPA's campaign to create a new climate for action. Download this postcard to learn how you can get involved and spread the news to others!
English
A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/English) A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/English)
A brochure that provides a general introduction to the PEHSU network. PEHSUs offer advice and information on environmental exposures on children's health.
English
A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/Spanish) A Network of Experts on Children's Environmental Health (2009/Spanish)
A brochure that provides a general introduction to the PEHSU network. PEHSUs offer advice and information on environmental exposures on children's health.
English