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July 20-21 Children's Environmental Health Workshop



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From: DOLLY TONG <TONG.DOLLY@epamail.epa.gov>
Subject: July 20-21 Children's Environmental Health Workshop

It's time to PREVENT environmental health risks to children!
ENVIRONMENTAL WATCH:
WORKSHOP ON ACTIONS TO TAKE FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH
JULY 20-21, 1999 *FREE*
Metcalfe Federal Building
GSA Conference Center, 3rd floor
77 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL
Sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-Region 5, Agency
for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
Day Care Providers, Nurses, Physicians, Educators, Community
Organizations, Tribes, Government Agencies, Health Agencies
WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE?
- Learn prevention, intervention, education, and collaboration approaches
to reduce environmental health risks to children;
- Acquire information on tools and resources available in your
community;
- Gain new skills to put community-based actions into motion; and
- Help develop an ACTION PLAN for the midwest/Great Lakes region to
strengthen local efforts to protect children's environmental health.

SEE REGISTRATION FORM AT THE END OF THIS MESSAGE.
E-MAIL your registration to Dolly Tong at <tong.dolly@epa.gov>
SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER BY JUNE 11, 1999

Participating organizations may set up information booths on children's
health issues outside the workshop area. To make arrangements, or for
more workshop information, contact: Megan Gavin (312) 353-5282, Holly
Wirick (312) 353-6704, or Dolly Tong (312) 886-1019; or visit our website
at http://www.epa.gov/r5ptb/reach/watch.
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AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS:
Holiday Inn Suites Hotel: 506 W. Harrison St., (312) 957-9100, offering
special workshop rate of $104.45 + tax for fifty rooms held until June 19,
1999
Congress Plaza Hotel, 520 S. Michigan, (312) 427-3800, offering special
workshop rate of $119 including tax for fifty rooms held until June 19,
1999.
********************REGISTRATION FORM************************
Name:
Job Title:
Organization:
Address:


Daytime phone:
Fax:
Email:
Please select the category that most applies to you:
__Parent
__Educator
__Environmental Organization
__Public Health Professional
__Community Group
__Federal Government
__Tribal Government
__State Government
__Local Government
__Other: _____________________________________
Describe any coalitions you belong to:


Please indicate what topics you are interested in to help us plan our
workshop rooms (choose one from each group):
Day 1
__Asthma Prevention Models
__Pesticides Prevention Around the Home
__Environmental Training Resources for Health Professionals
__Training: Coalition Building/Popular Education Session
__Respiratory Ailments and Prevention Models
__Integrated Pest Management in Schools
__Toxics Prevention Tools
__Discussion Forum: Coalition Building/Learning by Example
__State and Local Lead Prevention Efforts
__Mercury Education and Outreach
__Community Partnership Models
__Train-the-Trainer Session on Integrated Pest Management
Day 2
__Lead Education and Prevention
__Bridging Tribal Environmental and Public Health Programs
__Children's Health Resources
__Training: Providing Culturally Sensitive Health Care
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PLEASE EMAIL REGISTRATION FORM TO <TONG.DOLLY@EPA.GOV>
BY JUNE 11, 1999. THANK YOU!