Free Indoor Air Quality Resources Available in Spanish

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers many Spanish-language resources that promote healthy indoor school environments, including information on conducting school building walkthroughs and asthma management. Approximately 3 million Hispanics in the U.S.have asthma. To make a positive impact in your school’s community, view and download Spanish IAQ resources and encourage your Spanish-speaking students and staff to visit EPA’s Spanish indoor air quality website to learn more about the importance of IAQ management.

Resources available in Spanish include:

  • IAQ Tools for Schools Checklists: These checklists can be used by school personnel including facilities, maintenance and food services staff during school walkthrough assessments. Checklists may be downloaded in PDF or MS Word formats, and can be tailored to individual schools.
  • Dusty The Asthma Goldfish and His Asthma Triggers Funbook: This book is filled with activities such as connect-the-dots and coloring, that help children learn about asthma triggers and how to avoid them.
  • Asthma Fact Sheet: The Asthma Fact Sheet highlights up-to-date asthma statistics that can be used to educate school community members and promote asthma outreach.
  • Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma: This brochure offers tips for parents on how to manage their child’s asthma, and offers simple steps they can take to minimize exposure to indoor and outdoor asthma triggers.

 

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