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Tribal Healthy Homes Assessment
Training & Technical Assistance Support Center

Report of Activities and Outcomes: 2009-2012

Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQ's)
THH's rapid response technical assistant, Dr. Joe Ponessa, gets some great questions from all around the country. Read about the issues affecting your peers.

Room-By-Room
Checklist & Remedies
We've made it easy for you to examine your home room-by-room and find remedies for any health and safety issues you may find.

Take Action!
Many home health hazards have easy, no-cost or low-cost remedies almost anyone can perform. Once you identify the problems in your home it is
easy to TAKE ACTION and rid
your home of hazards.

What's Wrong
With This Picture?
Test your knowledge of home health
and safety hazards with
this gallery of photos.

Rapid Response
Technical Assistance
The Tribal Healthy Homes Center is pleased to announce that our Rapid Response Technical Assistance is now
up and running. Visit the Technical Assistance page to learn more about this valuable resource.

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Tribal Healthy Homes Project Report - front cover

Funded by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the
National Tribal Healthy Homes
Assessment, Training & Technical Assistance
Support Center

is a program of Montana State University Extension,
Housing and Environmental Health Program
.

The NTHHSC is an exciting new partnership of tribal interests. The Center will strengthen the capacity of tribal communities to assess homes for indoor health hazards such as: mold and moisture, carbon monoxide, household chemicals, drinking water, lead, asbestos, pesticides, radon, dust and dust mites, allergens, asthma triggers, and fire and safety hazards, and septic systems.

To build capacity, training and technical assistance will
be offered to all tribes and Alaskan Natives.

Healthy Homes assessment training opportunities will be promoted to Indian Housing Programs, Sanitarians, IHS Health Educators, Tribal Colleges , and other interested community agencies. To accommodate as many tribal communities as possible, nine multi-day, regional, Healthy Homes trainings are being planned. The individuals receiving the training will be able to take the
information to enhance their Healthy Homes
assessments and educational capacity.

MSU

The work that provided the basis for this publication was supported by funding under an award with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The substance and findings of the work are dedicated to the public. The author and publisher are solely responsible for the accuracy of the statements and interpretations contained in this publication. Such interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government.