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Healthy Homes and Neighborhoods
Nieghborhood activities
Where we spend our time affects our health. This includes our time indoors in our homes, schools and workplaces, and outside in our neighborhoods, cities and natural environments.
 
Everyone can take actions to protect themselves and their families from health hazards in our homes and neighborhoods.
 
Brownfield
Brownfields are idled, underused, or abandoned properties with contamination concerns. Examples include former gas stations, auto shops, dry cleaners, landfills, mills and mines.
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The Clandestine Drug Lab Program works to protect human health by assuring that properties formerly used in illegal drug manufacturing are properly evaluated, decontaminated, and are fit for re-occupancy.
gardening
Gardening is a great way to enjoy physical activity, beautify the community, and go green. However, it is important to protect yourself and take precautions as you work and play in the sun and around insects, chemicals, and lawn and garden equipment.
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Resources for parents, families, contractors, local health departments, lead paint professionals, child care and school staff and medical providers.
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Test your home. Protect your health.
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Information on this site provides an overview of the common health effects associated with exposures to a selection of toxic substances.