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Children’s Environmental Health Resources Where You Live


Region 1: Children’s Environmental Health in New England

There are more than three million children living in New England who may be affected by environmental hazards. Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health resources in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and 10 Tribal Nations.



Region 2: Children’s Environmental Health in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands

There are more than nine million children living in this region who may be affected by environmental hazards. Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health resources in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and 7 Tribal Nations.



Region 3: Children’s Environmental Health in the Mid-Atlantic States

Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.



Region 4: Children’s Environmental Health in the Southeast

Children make up 25% of the population in Region 4. Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and 6 Tribal Nations.



Region 5: Children’s Environmental Health in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and 35 Tribal Nations.



Region 6: Children’s Environmental Health in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and 65 Indian Tribes

In the Southwest, over 21 percent of the population is children under the age of 14. Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and 65 Indian Tribes.



Region 7: Children’s Environmental Health in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska and 9 Tribal Nations

Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and nine Tribal Nations.

  • EPA Region 7’s children’s health coordinator is Latonya Sanders (sanders.latonya@epa.gov) at (913) 551-7555.


  • Mid-America Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit: Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) offer local health care providers and parents access to pediatric environmental health expertise. In Mid-America, the PEHSU is the Mid-America Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit.


Region 8: Children’s Environmental Health in Mountain & Plains States

Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 27 Tribal Nations.



Region 9: Children’s Environmental Health in the Pacific Southwest

Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands, and over 140 Tribal Nations.



Region 10: Children’s Environmental Health in the Pacific Northwest

Almost three million children under the age of 18 live in Region 10. Choose from the resources below to learn about children’s environmental health hazards in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Native Tribes.



Other PEHSUs: Canada and Mexico

Canada: Pediatric Environmental Health Clinic
AOEC Clinic Directory: Misericordia Child Health Centre
Edmonton, AB, Canada
Phone: (780) 930-5731

Mexico: Unidad Pediatrica Ambiental – Mexico Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (UPA-PEHSU)
Cuernavaca, Mexico
01-800-001-7777 (Inside Mexico)
52-777-102-1259 (Outside Mexico)


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