Healthy Homes Community Presentations and Trainings

The NYC Health Department’s Education and Community Partnerships Unit offers free presentations and trainings on environmental health hazards in the home. During the COVID-19 outbreak, virtual webinars and trainings are available to community residents and to organizations providing services to NYC families. Topics include:

  • Preventing Lead Poisoning
  • Cleaning Safely in the Home
  • Getting Rid of Mold
  • Controlling Roaches and Mice Safely
  • Installing Safe Window Guards

To request a training or presentation, email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov or call 646-632-6023 and leave a message.

See below for a list of upcoming presentations. All these presentations will be available remotely through WebEx.

ABCs of Environmental Home Health Hazards

These trainings are open to community organization and agency staff working or caring for children and families.

 Date and Time  Language Topic
Friday, June 19
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
English
  • Online Data Portal:
    Know Your Neighborhood
Tuesday, June 23
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Beyond Lead Paint: Consumer Products with Lead
  • Nutrition: Mealtimes with Young Children
Wednesday, June 24
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Poison Control and Medicine Safety
  • Child Safety: Precautions to Save Little Lives
  • Fire Safety in the Home
Thursday, June 25
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Mold and Moisture
  • Local Law 55 of 2018
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches and Bedbugs Safely
Friday, July 24
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
English
  • Online Data Portal: Know Your Neighborhood
Tuesday, July 28
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Beyond Lead Paint: Consumer Products with Lead
  • Nutrition: Mealtimes with Young Children
Wednesday, July 29
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Poison Control and Medicine Safety
  • Child Safety: Precautions to Save Little Lives
  • Fire Safety in the Home
Thursday, July 30
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Mold and Moisture
  • Local Law 55 of 2018
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches and Bedbugs Safely

Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults

These trainings are open to community organization and agency staff working or caring for older adults.

 Date and Time  Language Topic
Friday, May 29
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
English
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches and Bedbugs Safely
  • Mosquito Bite Prevention
Friday, June 5
10 a.m. to 11 a.m
English
  • Online Data Portal: Know Your Neighborhood
Tuesday, June 9
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
English
  • Falls Prevention
  • Medicine Safety for Older Adults
  • Cleaning Safely in the Home
Thursday, June 11
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Heat Illness
  • Fire Safety
Friday, June 12
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
English
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches and Bedbugs Safely
  • Mosquito Bite Prevention
Monday, August 3
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
English
  • Online Data Portal: Know Your Neighborhood
Wednesday, August 5
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
English
  • Falls Prevention
  • Medicine Safety for Older Adults
  • Cleaning Safely in the Home
Thursday, August 6
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English
  • Heat Illness
  • Fire Safety
Friday, August 7
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
English
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches and Bedbugs Safely
  • Mosquito Bite Prevention

Community Presentations

These workshops are open to all community residents.

 Date and Time  Language Topic
Wednesday, June 3
Noon to 1 p.m.
English
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
Thursday, June 4
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Spanish
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Wednesday, June 10
    Noon to 1 p.m.
    English
    • Pests: Getting Rid of Roaches and Mice
    Wednesday, June 17
    Noon to 1 p.m.
    English
    • Window Guards and Cleaning Your Home Safely
    Thursday, June 18
    1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    Spanish
    • Window Guards and Cleaning Your Home Safely
    Friday, June 19
    1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
    English
    • Lead Poisoning Prevention
    Tuesday, June 30
    Noon to 1 p.m.
    Bengali
    • Lead Poisoning Prevention

    All events are held in wheelchair accessible spaces.

    For more information about a training, email healthyhomesecp@health.nyc.gov or call 646-632-6023.

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