Healthy Homes Training

Linn County Public Health (LCPH) is hosting a comprehensive training on healthy homes for those whose professions provide in home services such as nurses, social workers, housing authorities, health educators, and other social service agencies.

This training will present the National Center for Healthy Housing basic principles for a healthy home along with how to identify specific household hazards and understanding the impact of hazards on residential health.  In addition, LCPH will provide a local perspective on childhood lead poisoning and asthma.

  • List one contaminant or allergen that is frequently found in house dust and its health effect
  • Name the three most common home injury related causes of death
  • Identify at least two strategies to reduce allergens or contaminates in house dust
  • Name two ways to prevent home injury

Presented by:                                                                When:  (content same both days, please pick one)
Children's Mercy Hospital                                             November 7th, 2017
Kansas City, Kansas                                                      8:00 am - 5:00 pm  (1 hour lunch - on your own)
Co-Presenter                                                                  OR
Linn County Public Health                                           November 8th, 2017
Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                                        8:00 am - 5:00 pm  (1 hour lunch - on your own)
                                                                                        EACH CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 30 INDIVIDUALS
Jean Oxley Linn County Public Service Center 
935 2nd St. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Rooms 1A and 1B (located on lower level)

Cost / Payment:
The cost per registrant is $80.00, this includes student manual.  Payment is due prior to attending the training.  

There are two methods for payment.
1. To pay with a credit card, please contact our office @ 319-892-6000.  A 3% surcharge fee will apply if using a credit/debit card.  

2. Send a check with the registration information to:
    Linn County Public Health
    501 13th St. NW
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    Attn:  Healthy Homes Training

Continuing Education Credits:  
CEU/CEHs awarded by Kirkwood Community College. Certificates will be issued for 100% attendance only (partial credit will not be awarded).
Nursing CEUs approved through the Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider #30. All allied health professionals are reminded that they are responsible for
reviewing the governing rules of their boards to determine if appropriate subject matter criteria will apply. A course evaluation will be available
upon program completion. Questions regarding CEU/CEHs may be directed to or 319-398-5626.

Cancellation Policy:  Registered participants may cancel and receive a full refund by calling our office prior to October 31, 2017.