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    Healthy Neighborhood Program



    John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 12th Floor
    421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: (315) 435-5431

    Email: healthyneighborhood@ongov.net

    Click here for information about the Healthy Neighborhoods Program (PDF)

    Community outreach in the City of Syracuse, providing free products and education to help families follow the Healthy Home Model:

    • Keep it dry
    • Keep it clean
    • Keep it ventilated
    • Keep it pest-free
    • Keep it contaminant-free
    • Keep it safe
    • Keep it well maintained




    Asthma Education

    • Help families identify and minimize asthma triggers in the home
    • Reduce asthma-related hospitalizations
    • Partner with American Lung Association to present Asthma Education Days for our clients
    • American Lung Association

    Fire safety and prevention

    • Provide smoke detectors to prevent fire deaths in the home
    • Referrals to the City of Syracuse Fire Department for free smoke detector installation and safety assessment
    • Syracuse City Fire Dept.

    Carbon Monoxide poisoning prevention

    • Provide carbon monoxide detectors to prevent carbon monoxide deaths

    Lead poisoning prevention

    Radon testing

    Home accident and injury prevention

    • Help families identify potential hazards
    • Provide products to minimize injury risk
    • Referrals to Syracuse City Codes Enforcement
    • Syracuse City Codes Enforcement

    Household pest control

    Household cleaning

    • Promote “green” household cleaning methods to reduce chemical exposure and improve indoor air quality
    • Provide free cleaning products


    Where we work:

    • If you live in any of the following zip codes, please contact us to see if you are eligible for a free home health and safety assessment: 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13210, 13224

    What we provide:

    Products may include, but are not limited to, buckets, mops, dust-minimizing cleaning products, first aid kit, flashlight and batteries, hand soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes, outlet covers, cabinet locks, furniture safety restraints, mouse traps, cockroach bait traps, hypoallergenic pillow protectors, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and supplemental reference materials. Please note that products may vary based on need and availability.

    Would you like the Healthy Neighborhood Program to do an assessment on your home?  Click here.


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    Healthy Neighborhoods Program Flyer: We Want to Know   Healthy Neighborhood Program Information Flyer


    Additional Information:

    American Lung Association

    Syracuse City Codes Enforcement

    Syracuse City Fire Dept.

    Onondaga County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

    New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) - Pests, Pesticides, & Repellents


    NYS Smoker Quitline

    PEACE, Inc.

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    Home Headquarters Syracuse & Central NY

    NY State of Health

    NYSDOH - Health Insurance Programs


    Healthy Neighborhood Program Onondaga County Health Department 315-435-5431


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