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Environmental Health

Environmental Health Assessment Program

The Health Assessment Program (HAP) works to protect the health of communities from harmful environmental exposures by providing health-based educational services and preparing technical health consultation documents.

HAP implements Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education, an environmental health program focused on child day care locations.


Visit the Environmental Health Tracking Program Page.

Oil and Natural Gas Production Health Concerns


The PFAS Projects page has important information on the PEATT Pilot Project in Bucks and Montgomery counties along with other PFAS-related documents.

Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance

The Pennsylvania Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) program reports the number of adults ages 16+ in Pennsylvania with elevated blood lead levels and the source of their exposure.


Harmful algal blooms (HABs) have been observed worldwide and have been reported in ambient waters in all states, including Lake Erie and other Pennsylvania waters.