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Environmental Health Program

Environmental health refers to those aspects of public health that are associated with interrelationships between people and their environment, whether natural or man-made. It also applies to the practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect people’s health.

In New Hampshire, environmental health-related programs and services are provided by a number of state agencies including DES. The specific focus areas of the DES Environmental Health Program include health risk assessment, toxic air pollutants and environmental health education. Information on these topics as well as related environmental health initiatives provided by other programs and agencies is provided below. more…

NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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