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Posted by Caitlin Dimalanta on Nov 19, 2020 11:10:01 AM

Staying Compliant with the California’s Healthy Schools Act During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Caitlin Dimalanta  |  November 19, 2020

As California schools begin to safely reopen in-person amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the process of cleaning and the ability to remain compliant with the Healthy Schools Act (HSA) are more important than ever. Enacted in 2000, the HSA put in place right-to-know requirements such as notification, posting, and recordkeeping for pesticides used at California public schools and public child day care facilities. Killing the virus on high touch surfaces while ensuring the protection of students from harmful chemicals is paramount.

Click here to read more on the requirements of the HSA.

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Topics: disinfecting, healthy schools, covid-19

Posted by Briana Smith on Apr 3, 2014 12:30:00 PM

12th Annual National Healthy Schools Day: April 8th

Compiled By: Keith Schneringer  |  April 3, 2014
Posted with permission from Healthy Schools Network, Inc.

Celebrate the 12th annual National Healthy Schools Day on Tuesday, April 8th during National Public Health Week! Since 2002 parents, teachers, school nurses, custodians, advocates, and agencies have promoted National Healthy Schools Day activities and events nationwide.

There are many ways to be involved in Healthy Schools Day, everything from distributing Indoor Air Quality information to hosting a green cleaning workshop at your local school. This grassroots day of awareness encourages everyone to get involved to make sure our nation's schools are healthy and productive environments for children.  

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Topics: indoor air quality, education, healthy schools