We have materials available in the following languages:
A checklist of health-promoting actions that can be done in each room.
A guide to making your home healthier and safer for (your) children.
A guide produced by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for child care providers and families including useful information on asthma management, control, and communication. The guide includes quick-reference tabs and sample documents.
A tool produced by the Children’s Health Fund for families and health care providers wanting to learn more about asthma and about how to manage asthma while living healthy, productive lives. The guide is also available in Spanish!
A brochure designed for parents in order to help manage their children’s asthma by following simple steps and creating asthma action plans. This brochure is also available in Spanish!
This is an educational activity book designed to help children learn more about their asthma and how to better manage it. It’s also available in Spanish!
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and Secondhand Smoke (SHS)
This fact sheet on the CDC website lists a number of the potential health effects of ETS/SHS exposure.
This booklet explains what researchers and experts know about ETS/SHS and how it affects people. It also tells families how they can keep their loved ones safe from ETS/SHS.
This 67-page guide presents a lot of important information about how to protect your home and family from lead, what it means to have lead in your home, and how to safely work on your home.
Informational sheet for renters on how to find out if there is lead in your home and what to do if there is.
Informational sheet for property owners about the MA lead law, lead removal, and tenant notification.
Nutritional tips to decrease the risk of lead poisoning in children.
Informational brochure on how to protect your family from the dangers of lead.
This fact sheet is designed to help pregnant women protect their babies from lead poisoning. It’s also available in Spanish!
An 8-page guide for parents looking for information about lead and lead-based paint and what to do if their home or child has a high lead level. This guide is also available in Spanish and Portuguese!
For more great guides and fact sheets in various languages from the MDPH, visit this link.