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

    Email: healthyneighborhoods@ongov.net

    Onondaga County Healthy Neighborhoods Program

    The New York State Healthy Neighborhoods Program (HNP) seeks to reduce the burden of housing related illness and injury through a holistic, healthy homes approach. Our team provides a FREE home safety check for indoor air quality, lead home referrals, fire hazards, slips/trips/fall prevention, pest control, and asthma education to residents in the City of Syracuse.


    Included in the safety check are FREE supplies, which may include cleaning supplies, carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and MORE!

    To find out more about the Healthy Neighborhoods Program, including how we can collaborate with your organization, please click here, browse the dropdowns and view our videos below, and submit a request for a visit.


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    Asthma Education


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



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    Providing free products and education to help families follow the Healthy Homes Model:

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

    How to Clean Using Wipes:

    How to Clean Using a Spray Cleaner:

    How to Clean Your Windowsills:

    How to Wash Your Hands:

    How to Install Flashlight Batteries:




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