Visit the MyEnvironment website of the United States Environmental Protection Agency at http://www.epa.gov/myenvironment (Links to an external site.) , and then type your city and state, ZIP code, or address into the location box.
Select one of the subject areas.
My Medical Situation
My Water, My Air
Then, under the Map Contents menu, click on the boxes to add data to the map on specific topics. Explore the site to learn more about your environment and how it may be affecting the health of its inhabitants.
Completing this statement will allow you to identify something new you learned about your environment and how it may be affecting your health. “I had no idea .”
In your capacity as a community health nurse, how would you address these concerns?