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The Northwest Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit seeks to reduce environmental health risks to children by providing training for health professionals, communities and families through consultation, educational activities, and referrals.

For general information, please contact Northwest PEHSU at 206-221-8671

  • Children can come into contact with environmental hazards from putting their hands or other objects that have been contaminated into their mouths. Keep a child’s play area and toys free of dirt and dust and practice frequent handwashing. Photo © Learn More
  • Our Team PEHSU is a national network of academically based specialists dedicated to providing expertise to health care professionals and the public on environmental factors that influence reproductive and children’s health. Photo © PEHSU Learn More
  • Pediatric Lead Exposure: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention Take this FREE On-Demand Training to learn more about children's lead exposures and receive continuing education credit! Photo © CKarr Learn More
  • Washing fresh fruits and vegetables before eating them is one step families can take to reduce exposure to pesticides. Photo © Learn More


Northwest PEHSU (Region X). Seattle, WA indicated by the star on the map above.