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Training helps make healthy homes a reality
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Professionals who provide home inspections, audits or health services are encouraged to participate in the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioner’s Course in Canton on Sept. 22 and 23.
The training will be conducted by the National Center for Healthy Housing and hosted by Mississippi State University’s Extension Service at their Madison County office. Professionals from a variety of fields will gather to share their expertise and learn from others at the two-day course. The $100 registration fee covers all course materials.
The course will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day and will cover how to identify causes of health problems hidden in homes. Participants will be provided details on the many aspects of healthy housing, such as keeping homes pest-, mold- and contaminant-free.
“Everyone from code inspectors and public health nurses who visit clients to pest management professionals will gain insight into how housing and health are related,” said Bobbie Shaffett, family resource management specialist with MSU’s Extension Service. “The goal is to have attendees leave with a better understanding of how to work together to make healthy homes a reality in their communities.”
The registration deadline is Sept. 16, and space is limited. For more information or to register, contact Shaffett or Suzie Manning at (662) 325-3080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writer: Karen Templeton