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Kids Environmental Programs

Madison County Health Department offers presentations on a wide variety of topics for kids of all ages.  The topics include food safety, handwashing, radon, vector, and ground water protection.  For more information please call (618) 296-6079. 


To increase awareness of the effects of radon, Madison County Health Department provides an in-service presentation upon request regarding radon gas, testing, and mitigation. 

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.

Clean Hands, Healthy Bodies

"Clean Hands, Healthy Bodies" targets third and fourth graders to demonstrate how to properly wash hands. All schools are invited to participate.

To schedule a presentation, call (618) 650-7050.

Clean Hands, Healthy Kids

"Clean Hands, Healthy Kids" is a five-day curriculum for day care centers that is loaned from the MCHD on a two-week basis. The kit includes a portable Glitterbug light and training booklet.

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.

Food Safety

Food safety is a high priority at Madison County Health Department.  Education is key to prevention of illness.  Food safety presentations are available for school age children upon request.  Presentations will focus on the basics of food safety, causes of illness, and prevention. 

For more information, call (618) 296-6079.


CDC - Centers for Disease and Prevention
Foodsafety.gov - Federal Food Safety Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Food Safety Information
KidsHealth.org - Parents
WIC Works Food Safety Education Materials & Information Resources
Educational Resources that will Inspire Your Family to Learn and Practice Food Safety at Home
Food Safety for Young Children

Fight Bac!
Cornell University - Food Safety High School Curriculum 
USDA - Is It Done Yet?
Safe or Sorry: Teaching Food Safety
Food Safety Education Month-CDC
Food Safety Education Month-FDA
Food Safety Focus - ServSafe
Guide to Help Teach Kids About Food Safety in the Kitchen
Food Safety Educational Materials - CDC
Back to School Food Safety
Radiation Educational Activities by US EPA
Illinois Radon Poster/Video Contest

Kids and Teens:
Fight Bac! - Games and Activities
USDA - Food Safety Game
Scrub Club
Kids in the Kitchen
Free Food Safety Stuff for Kids
KidsHealth.org - Kids
Radtown - Radon Education by US EPA