National Nonprofit or Voluntary Health Agencies

Alliance for Healthy Homes (formerly Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning)

Medium: Downloadable Internet documents

General audience

Fact sheets on:

• Housing/environmental exposures information (toxics, irritants,allergens,gases)

• Risks to children (higher risk, disparities among ethnic and socioeconomic groups,safety and injury prevention, community-based solutions)

• Impacts on communities

• Health hazards and methods of prevention

Action agendas:

• Lessons learned about lead poisoning prevention

• Policy documents

Web resources and publications:

• Holistic/Multi-Topic Web Resources

• Listservs

• List of Publications (Adobe Acrobat)

• Resources listing in Spanish

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

Medium: Downloadable Internet documents and publications (mostly unrelated to poisonings)

Retired adults

Advice about using medications wisely—asking questions about medications before using them and following the directions when taking prescription drugs to be safe

American Red Cross

Medium: Downloadable Internet documents

Adults/general audience

• Health and safety tips and services

• Prevention fact sheets

• Emergency/disaster information

• Safety inspection checklist

• Family information cards that can be filled out and printed out

• Description of contents of supply kits and essential supplies

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