Healthy Homes Community Workshops and Trainings

The goal of the workshops and trainings is to educate you on environmental home health hazards with topics including lead poisoning prevention, how to control pests safely, how to prevent and get rid of bedbugs, and more. The community workshops target parents, caregivers, community residents or anyone interested. The trainings are for professionals working with families. If you have any questions, or to RSVP, please call (646) 632-6023 or email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov. Organizations can also request onsite trainings and presentations (PDF) given by Healthy Homes Program educators and can order free educational materials (PDF). For information about poison prevention in the home or medicine safety, check out the NYC Poison Control Center's community education programs.

All events are held in wheelchair accessible spaces.

Check back soon for future community workshop dates or contact us at healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov to request a presentation at your location.

ABCs of Environmental Home Health Hazards

ABCs of Environmental Home Health Hazards is a training for professionals who work with children and families. Registration is required for training. To RSVP, email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov. Space is limited.

Full-day Trainings

Date and Time Location Language
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RSVP by February 28
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, Third Floor Boardroom
Manhattan
English
Thursday, April 2, 2020
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RSVP by March 13
Bronx Health Action Center
Tremont Health Center
1826 Arthur Avenue, Suite 126, First Floor
Bronx
English
Friday, May 29, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP by May 1, 2020
QPL — Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
100-01 Northern Boulevard, Second Floor
Queens
English
Friday, June 26, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP by June 5, 2020
BPL — Flatbush Library
22 Linden Boulevard, Second Floor
Brooklyn
English
Friday, October 30, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RSVP by October 9
NYPL — Countee Cullen Library
104 West 136th Street, Basement
Manhattan
English
Friday, November 6, 2020
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP by October 16, 2020
BPL — New Lots Library
665 New Lots Avenue, Basement
Brooklyn
English

Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults Training

Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults is a training for professionals who work with older adults. Registration is required for training. To RSVP, email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov. Space is limited.

Full-day Training

Date and Time Location Language
Thursday, April 30, 2020
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RSVP by April 9
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, Third Floor Boardroom
Manhattan
English
Friday, June 12, 2020
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
RSVP by May 22
NYC Department of Health — Gotham
42-09 28th Street, Room 14-31
Queens
English

Half-day Training

Date and Time Location Language
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
RSVP by April 16, 2020
NYPL — Countee Cullen Library
104 West 136th Street, Basement
Manhattan
English
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP by July 17, 2020
NYPL — St. George Library
5 Central Avenue
Staten Island
English
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RSVP by September 15, 2020
BPL — Flatbush Library
22 Linden Boulevard, Second Floor
Brooklyn
English

If you have any questions, call 646-632-6023 or email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov.

Community Presentations

Community presentations are workshops that are open to all community residents to attend. Topics will include: lead poisoning and sources of lead, how to control pests safely, and how to prevent and get rid of bedbugs.

Date and Time Location Language
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
QPL — Richmond Hill Library
118-14 Hillside Avenue
Queens
English
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
QPL — Jackson Heights Library
35-51 81st Street
Queens
English and Spanish
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
QPL — Richmond Hill Library
118-14 Hillside Avenue
Queens
English
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
QPL — Jackson Heights Library
35-51 81st Street
Queens
English and Spanish

Winter Session Workshops

Free winter session workshops are open to all community residents to attend. To RSVP, email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov. Space is limited.

Date and Time Location Language and Topic
Thursday, January 9, 2020
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, RM 315
Manhattan
English
  • Child Safety

  • Indoor Air Quality

  • Lead Poisoning

  • Pest Control

Thursday, January 16, 2020
10 a.m. to Noon
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, RM 624B
Manhattan
English
  • Cold Weather Safety

  • Lead Poisoning

  • Mold and Moisture

  • Poison Control

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, RM 624B
Manhattan
English
  • Household Products Use

  • Indoor Air Quality

  • Lead Poisoning

  • Pest Control

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
10 a.m. to Noon
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, RM 624B
Manhattan
Spanish
  • Child Safety

  • Lead Poisoning

  • Pest Control

  • Poison Control

Thursday, February 13, 2020
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
NYC Department of Health
125 Worth Street, RM 315
Manhattan
English
  • Cold Weather Safety

  • Indoor Air Quality

  • Lead Poisoning

  • Poison Control

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Online Webinar
(information will follow)
English
  • Lead Poisoning

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