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Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Wendel Arthur M., Williams Dana, March, 2020
In 2017, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Guidance Manual. The guidance manual helps environmental and public health professionals ensure that early care and…
Wendel Arthur M., Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Hall Elisha, October, 2019
What would you want to know before your children attend a day care opening in a former industrial building or adjacent to a nail salon? Are children at risk if their new preschool is located on former farmland where lead arsenate pesticide might…
Somers Tarah S., Ulirsch Gregory V., June, 2016
The purpose of this column is to inform readers of ATSDR's activities and initiatives to better understand the relationship between exposure to hazardous substances in the environment and their impact on human health and how to protect public health…
Somers Tarah S., Harvey Margaret L., Rusnak Sharee Major, May/June 2011
A discussion of the Screening Assessment for Environmental Risk (SAFER) program, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program and the Child Day Care Licensing Program,…