A.P.P.L.E

Arkansas People Participating in Lead Education and more…

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Mission

Educate community members in Arkansas on how to identify and resolve hazards in the home to improve health.

Projects and Programs

EPA Renovation (RRP) Certification in Arkansas

Lead Education and Links for Contractors, Families, Nurses, Physicians and Head Start Agencies

HIPPY for Healthy Homes

Chemical Use Reduction and Integrated Pest Management Practices: Working with Schools

Local Study: Pilot Study: Health of 10 Homes in the Little Rock Area: Extended Paper

Grant Support through the EPA

1. Grant Support: EPA AB 83405701-0: Project Dates: Oct 2008-Sept 2009: (Education, Outreach, Compliance)
2. EPA Grant Support: EPA X8: 00f10401-0: Project Dates, July 2010-June 2012 (Database gathering and Database management)
3. EPA Grant Support: XA – 00F59601-0: Healthy Homes – HIPPY for Healthy Homes
4. EPA Grant Support Environmental, EPA: NE-00F65601-0, Pest Management Practices and Chemical Use Reduction in Homes: Partnering with Arkansas STEM Centers in the Use of Liberating Structures for Environmental Education: Dates: Project Period: 03/11/2013-03/10/2015

 

Main Project Contact:

Alesia Ferguson, APPLE Program Director
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), College of Public Health (COPH)
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Email: aferguson@uams.edu
Phone: 501.562.6662

Partners

ADEQ, ADH, HIPPY, ACORN, HEADSTART, and many more