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.

To request a virtual training or presentation for your organization and invite us to one of your events or meetings, please fill out our request form. You can also email or call 646-632-6023 and leave a message with details about your event. The program also sends free materials on environmental home health hazards. You can request materials:

In addition to individually tailored presentations for organizations, we provide community focused presentations for parents and anyone interested in staff as well as professional development trainings.

Community Presentations

These monthly workshops are community focused presentations for parents, community residents and anyone interested. Registration is required to join by WebEx. Topics are varied by month and presentations are offered in multiple languages including Spanish, Bengali and Russian. Topics include:

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

Professional Trainings for Staff

These trainings are offered for community organization staff through a four module series on environmental home health topics. Our ABCs of Environmental Home Health Hazards training series is open to community organization and agency staff working or caring for children and families. Our Creating Healthy Homes for Older Adults training series is open to community organization and agency staff working or caring for older adults. Topics include:

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention and Local Law 1
  • Beyond Lead Paint: Consumer Products with lead
  • Mold and Moisture and Local Law 55 of 2018
  • Preventing and Controlling Mice, Roaches, and Bedbugs Safely
  • Mosquito Bite Prevention
  • Fire Safety and preparing for emergencies
  • Stop, Think, Act: How to Recognize and Avoid Scams
  • Nutrition: Mealtimes with Young Children
  • Data Portal: Know Your Neighborhood
  • Falls Prevention in the Home
  • Medicine Safety and Poison Control

These trainings are a great opportunity for professional development for community service providers.

Upcoming Events

For a schedule of upcoming community presentations and trainings, please click the PDF below. Unless otherwise specified, all presentations will be conducted virtually through WebEx and require registration.

Register for Trainings and Presentations (PDF)

For more information about a training, email or call 646-632-6023.

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