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Kids Environmental Programs

Madison County Health Department offers presentations on a wide variety of topics for kids of all ages.  The topics include food safety, handwashing, radon, vector, and ground water protection.  For more information please call (618) 296-6079. 

Radon

To increase awareness of the effects of radon, Madison County Health Department provides an in-service presentation upon request regarding radon gas, testing, and mitigation. 

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.

Clean Hands, Healthy Bodies

"Clean Hands, Healthy Bodies" targets third and fourth graders to demonstrate how to properly wash hands. All schools are invited to participate.

To schedule a presentation, call (618) 650-7050 or email Patty Stanton at PStanton@illinois.edu

Clean Hands, Healthy Kids

"Clean Hands, Healthy Kids" is a five-day curriculum for day care centers that is loaned from the MCHD on a two-week basis. The kit includes a portable Glitterbug light and training booklet.

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.

Food Safety

Food safety is a high priority at Madison County Health Department.  Education is key to prevention of illness.  Food safety presentations are available for school age children upon request.  Presentations will focus on the basics of food safety, causes of illness, and prevention. 

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.

Resources

Parents:
CDC - Centers for Disease and Prevention
Foodsafety.gov - Federal Food Safety Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Food Safety Information
ChooseMyPlate.gov - Food Safety for Kids
KidsHealth.org - Parents


Educators:
Fight Bac!
Hands On Classroom
Cornell University - Food Safety High School Curriculum 
USDA - Is It Done Yet?
FDA - Food Safety:Educational Campaigns
Safe or Sorry: Teaching Food Safety
USDA - Keeping Kids Safe
Radiation Educational Activities by US EPA
Illinois Radon Poster/Video Contest

Kids and Teens:
Fight Bac! - Games and Activities
Food Detective Game
USDA - How Dad Got Sick
Ninja Kitchen Game
USDA - Food Safety Game
USDA - Food Safety Fun and Games
Scrub Club
KidsHealth.org - Kids
KidsHealth.org - Teens
Radtown - Radon Education by US EPA

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