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Educational Materials

Thurston County Environmental Health has the following items for use by childcare providers and others who are interested. Click on the title to see the item. If you live or work in Thurston County and would like to request an item, please email us or call 360-867-2674 to speak with one of the educators.

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Protect Kids from Toxins Brochures

Describes basic ways to protect children from toxic chemicals in homes and yards. Available in English [PDF] and Spanish [PDF].

Protect Kids from Toxins Tip Sheets

  • Non-Toxic Cleaning [PDF] A clean house helps reduce illness and asthma triggers, strong cleaning products may also cause health problems; find out how to safely clean your home.
  • Handwashing [PDF] Germs and many toxins can stick to children's hands; learn ways your children can effectively wash their hands.
  • Healthy Remodeling [PDF] Tips on reducing indoor air pollution when remodeling your home.
  • Healthy Yard [PDF] Many chemicals used in the yard may be harmful to the brain or nervous system; find out how you can keep toxins out of your yard.

Protect Kids from Toxins Display

Protect Kids from Toxins posterThis display can be loaned to Thurston County childcares, preschools, or for use in medical clinic lobbies. The display comes with a brochure rack containing in-depth information on the key topics described in the brochure. Please e-mail us to schedule the display.

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Protect Kids from Toxins Presentation

We can provide a presentation tailored to your timeframe and audience on the basic messages of steps to take to protect children from toxins. Presentations can be geared to childcare staff (stars credit is available), administrators, or parents. Handouts such as Mr. Yuk stickers and refrigerator wipe-off message boards can be included in the presentation.

Protect Kids from Toxins Poster

Protect Kids from Toxins posterFor use in childcare settings, medical offices, preschools, etc. Available in English and Spanish.

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This page last updated: 05/12/21