Health Promotion and Education Services has a new addition to their team!
Krishnaveni Balakrishnan joined Orange County Health Department as their new Healthy Homes Coordinator in February 2019.
She holds a MPH in Community Health Education and a B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Her public health background includes experience in healthy homes education, outreach work with immigrant and refugee communities, healthy food access, and chronic disease awareness and prevention.
Her role includes
- Conducting health education, with a focus on children who have asthma
- Performing home inspections to identify asthma triggers
- Program planning based on community needs
- Collaborating with health officials, community members, non-profit organizations, and government partners on policy change to address housing disparities in Orange County.
If you would like to make a referral for a healthy homes assessment, please use this form: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Ae85f1f52-533f-4d04-8463-d27d5f2cad7f
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