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Children’s Environmental Health Summit to spotlight efforts protecting Kentucky’s youngest population

The Kentucky Department for Public Heath (DPH), in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute, is hosting the fourth annual Children’s Environmental Health Summit on Oct. 10 (National Children’s Environmental Health Day) at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. This free event will provide an overview of issues impacting children’s health in Kentucky and spotlight ongoing...

Environmental Health Summit places focus on developmental impact of childrens’ surroundings

Public health specialists, health care providers, environmental experts, school personnel and representatives from child health organizations were among those gathered today at the Children’s Environmental Health Summit in Bowling Green. CHFS Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson opened the event by providing an overview of issues impacting children’s health and urging attendees to continue their...