If you’ve been diligent about indoor air quality at home and are concerned about the air quality at your child’s school， the American Lung Association has teamed up with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to give you the tools...
If you’ve been diligent about indoor air quality at home and are concerned about the air quality at your child’s school， the American Lung Association has teamed up with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to give you the tools you need to help clean it up.
Why is indoor air quality an issue？ According to the EPA：cheap throw pillow covers
“Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a critical component of providing a healthy and comfortable learning environment. Indoor air pollutants may cause or contribute to short- and long-term health problems including asthma， respiratory tract infection and disease， allergic reactions， headaches， nasal congestionpersonalized toys， eye and skin irritations， coughing， sneezing， fatigue， dizziness， and nausea. In addition， indoor air pollutants and extremes in temperature and humidity may cause discomfort， which can affect students’ ability to concentrate and learn.”
Obviously， indoor air quality can have a serious effect on your child’s health， as well as their school performance.
In fact， it makes you wonder how many learning disability diagnoses might actually be attributed to toxins in the air at school. The same would also apply， of course， to the home.
If you suspect the air quality of the school because of problems with your child， or even if you’re just trying to protect your child’s health， find out from the school principal if they are involved in an indoor air quality program and precisely what measures they’re taking to ensure the air is safe. If they are not currently active in such a program， guide them to the American Lung Association website to read about the indoor air quality programs， plans， checklists and other materials they provide to help schools.
And， of course， follow up on it. They might even appreciate your help!
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