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Air Quality

This presentation is a must for anyone with asthma or allergy problems, as well as for anyone who is concerned with the quality of air inside their home.

Reducing Indoor Air Pollution - Carbon monoxide, chemical residues, mold, and dust. These are not subjects we often associate as being a problem inside our home. We are so often concerned with outdoor air pollution that we rarely think about indoor air contaminants. People spend over 90% of their time indoors and may be exposed to a variety of pollutants.

Through this presentation, you will learn -
  • What the health effects of these contaminants are
  • What types of pollutants could be lurking in your home
  • Where these pollutants could be hiding
  • What you can do to reduce them
  • The benefits of proper ventilation
  • What problems excessive moisture can cause
This presentation includes a take home assessment to help you find and correct problems in your own home. The approximate time for this presentation is 45-60 minutes, depending on audience. This is best for audiences 8th grade and older.

Below is a list of common indoor air pollutants.
  • Lead
  • Pet Dander
  • Cleaning Chemicals
  • Mold
  • Dust Mites
  • Dust
  • Tobacco Smoke
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Formaldehyde
Would you like to arrange a presentation?
Please contact:
Environmental Health Educator:
JoDee Peyton JoDeeR@bfhd.wa.gov
(509) 460 4200

Online brochures available:
Reducing Indoor Air Contaminants
Mold in the Home

Related Web Sites:
EPA Indoor Air Program
Lead Education Program
American Lung Association

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Kennewick WA
(509) 460 4200
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Pasco WA
(509) 547-9737

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Personal Emergency for Medical, Police, Fire, or Other: 911
Washington Poison Center: 1 (800) 222-1222 (www.wapc.org)
Washington Community Resource Information: 211 (www.win211.org)
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BFHD Privacy Statement:English / Spanish
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