Developing an IPM program to reduce the exposure to pesticides for young children in family child care homes in California

Investigator: Abbey D. Alkon, RN, PhD, FAAN
Sponsor: California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Pesticide Regulation

Location(s): United States


Develop an IPM (integrated pest management) program specifically for home-based daycares, to prevent young children from potentially being exposed to pesticides. Twenty-one home-based daycares – in Alameda, Santa Cruz and Stanislaus Counties – will take part in the pilot project.