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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Meet the new THEC Facilitator, learn about free developmental check ups for children, toy lending library, government childcare benefits and tips on healthy teething, healthy eating and other news!

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

This edition has tips for greening your lawn, information about Teck's air quality improvement projects, a great profile of Gord Derosa, the longest serving member of the THEC, and other articles.  

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News Release - 2017 Children's Lead Levels are the Lowest to Date

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Read articles on:  Children’s Lead Testing, Decluttering to Reduce Dust, Radon Testing, Children’s Development Screening, and a Profile on Community Volunteer Member Marylynn Rakuson

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2017 Children’s Lead Testing Clinics

The results of the 2017 Children's Lead Testing Clinics were presented at the February 2018 THEC meeting:

Results from the Trail Area Health & Environment Committee (THEC) 2017 children’s blood lead testing clinic show that the average blood lead level for children aged six to 36 months in Trail and Rivervale is 4.0 micrograms per decilitre Read More