Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Healthy Homes Month is Drawing to a Close

This will be the final post of Healthy Homes Month!

Did you know that most people spend 70% or more of their time inside the home? That explains why it can have such a big impact on a person’s health!

The 8 principles of a healthy home are simple and straightforward ways for families to keep their home safe and health:

1.       Keep it dry
2.       Keep it clean
3.       Keep it safe
4.       Keep it contaminate free
5.       Keep it pest free
6.       Keep it ventilated
7.       Keep it maintained
8.       Keep it thermally controlled

By promoting healthy housing practices, public health officials can make a big impact in their communities. Check out this easy-to-use resource that quickly explains important safety concerns and the 8 principles of a healthy home. 

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