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Location: 2242 Carroll Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 • Hours: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Meet the Staff: Josh Blauvelt, BS, CHHS, Asst. Director; Tom McCue, BS, Env. Health Specialist II; Francis Koch, Env.Technician; Pat De Haven, Secretary; Seasonal Mosquito Technicians
Children's Environmental Health Protection
The following links provide information on protecting children from environmental threats.
- Allen County Lead & Healthy Homes Program
- Mount Sinai Children's Environmental Health Center
- Children's Environmental Health Network
- CDC Safety in the Home & Community - Infants & Toddlers
- CDC Safety in the Home & Community - Children
- CDC Safety in the Home & Community - Teenagers
- EPA Protecting Children from Environmental Risks
- EPA Children's Health Protection News and Events
- Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
- The Role of Pest Control in Effective Asthma Management
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Long-term exposure to radon can lead to lung cancer. It is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States of America (EPA).
Free radon test kits are available through the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health while supplies last. Call 260 449-7561 to find out where in the community test kits are available.