Healthy Homes

2818 Neuse Boulevard
New Bern, NC 28561
Program Specialist:
Debra Yarbrough, REHS
E-mail:
envhealth@cravencountync.gov
Phone: (252) 636-4936
Fax: (252) 636-1474

Concentrates on disease prevention and management through environmental controls. We encourage families to provide Healthy Homes so their children can thrive. Our two major programs are Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Youth Asthma Management.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

Lead-Safety in Renovation, Repair and Painting Training Courses - The Craven County Health Department Division of Environmental Health is an EPA accredited training provider. Courses are approved for purposes of certification under Section 402 of TSCA. Joint EPA - HUD Curriculum.

We accept cash, checks, credit card and debit card payments for services.
(A service fee of $1.95 for credit and $1.00 for debit payments will charged.)

Initial Class 2014

January 24, 2014
February 28, 2014
March 28, 2014
April 25, 2014
May 30, 2014
June 27, 2014
July 25, 2014
August 22, 2015
September 26, 2014
October 24, 2014
November 21, 2014
December 19, 2014

Classes fill quickly - Call (252) 636-4936 to reserve your seat.

Lead-Safety in Renovation, Repair and Painting
Training Registration Form

Lead Inspections - Conducts all types of lead inspections, including risk assessments and clearance sampling. Click the following link to visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website on lead poisoning prevention: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/lead/index.html

Through grant funding from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Protection through the NC Children's Environmental Health Branch, we have formed a partnership with adjacent counties. The Craven-Jones-Pamlico-Lenoir Lead Poisoning Prevention Partnership not only responds to the needs of identified lead-poisoned children, we additionally strive to prevent children from ever being poisoned in the first place!

Referral Program - Identifies the sources of lead in a poisoned child's environment and offers coordinated clinical case management. Click the following link to visit the US Department for Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention's website about lead poisoning prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/

Lead-Safe Housing - Helps homeowners enroll in the North Carolina Preventive Maintenance program. Click the following link to visit the NC Children's Environmental Health Branch website on lead poisoning prevention:
http://www.deh.enr.state.nc.us/ehs/Children_Health/index.html

Youth Asthma Management

Through funding from various grants from several sources, including the United Way of Coastal Carolina, Inc. and the NC Division of Health and Human Services, we address the needs of children with asthma in our community.

The Craven-Pamlico Asthma Coalition - 'Breathing Should Be Easy!' has several programs and projects to help ensure that every child receives quality, consistent care in order to lead productive NO ATTACKS lives. Join our list serve by sending a message to cravenpamlicoasthmacoalition-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.

Asthma Management Workshops are held the third Wednesday of each month to help families of children learn how to manage their child's asthma.

Craven-Pamlico Asthma Coalition Meetings are generally held quarterly to plan and implement our community out-reach activities.

Free Community Screenings are generally held annually in May.

For more information on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), please click here.

Asthma Walk & Health Expo is generally held in the Fall.


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