Healthy Homes and Environment
Where we live, work, and play affect our health and wellbeing. The Environmental and Occupational Health Division and the Healthy Homes & Community Supports Division work with residents and community partners to create healthier environments for everyone, in homes, businesses, and public spaces.
Learn more about our work by calling us at 617-534-5965.
Programs and Initiatives
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Lead poisoning is serious, but preventable.
Asthma Prevention and Control
Educating and supporting Boston residents with asthma.
Learn what businesses require permits and how to get them.
Reducing pest infestations and pesticide use in affordable housing using Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Environmental Health and Hazards
Protecting people from exposure to health hazards in homes, workplaces, and public spaces.
Promoting safe work practices in Boston's auto shops, nail salons, and hair salons.
Ensuring the safe operation of biological research laboratories in the City of Boston.
Climate Change and Public Health
Reducing fuel costs, air pollution, and occupational health exposures.