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 healthyhomes@health.nyc.gov. For information about poison prevention in the home or medicine safety, check out the NYC Poison Control Center's community education programs.

Wheelchair Accessible

Workshops Topics

Get Ahead of Lead: Covers Local Law 1of 2004, lead in cultural products, performing renovation and repairs to prevent lead exposure.

Mold and Moisture:Covers facts about mold.

Stop Buggin’ Me: Covers how to control pests safely and how to prevent and get rid of bedbugs.

Watch Your Step: Covers falls prevention for older adults, keeping safe in cold/winter weather and where to find data about environmental health issues in NYC.

Safety First: Covers poison control information, medicine safety, preventing carbon monoxide poisoning and preventing child injuries in the home.

Understanding Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): Covers effects of steam radiator heat, gas from stoves, air fresheners/chemicals that impact air quality and more.

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

Full or Half-Day Trainings for Service Providers

ABCs of Environmental Home Health Hazards Training: A training for professionals working with children and families. Registration is required for training, please email healthyhomes@health.nyc.gov.

Date and Time Location Language
June 14
9:00am – 4:00pm
NYC Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene

125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013
English
June 21
11:00am – 4:30pm
Urban Health Plan
1054 Simpson Street, Simpson Pavilion, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10459
Spanish
July 19
11:00am – 5:00pm
United Federation of Teachers
97-77 Queens Boulevard, 8th Floor
Queens, NY 11374
English
October 25
11:00am – 5:00pm
University Settlement
184 Eldridge
New York, NY 10002
English

Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults Training

Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults is a training for professionals working with seniors. Registration is required for training, please email healthyhomes@health.nyc.gov.

Date and Time Location Language
May 15
9:00am – 4:00pm
Urban Health Plan
1054 Simpson Street, Simpson Pavilion, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10459
English
September 18
11:00am – 3:30pm
NYC Department of Health
The East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence
161-169 East 110th Street
New York, NY 10029
English
October 4
12:00pm – 4:30pm
Dekalb Library
790 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11221
English

If you have any questions, you can call (646) 632-6023 or email healthyhomes@health.nyc.gov.