Environmental Health

Reducing Exposures to Hazardous Substances

Tools for New Jersey Schools, Child Care Centers, Residents, and Businesses

Maintaining a healthy environment begins at home. This practice is helpful for everyday choices in ensuring a healthier lifestyle, and especially useful in times of a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. This webpage provides access to resources for New Jersey residents, schools, child care centers, and communities to assist in reducing exposures to hazardous substances and thus maintain healthier environments.


Drinking Water:

Storm-Related Hazards:

Safe Gardening:


Sites in Your Community:


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Child Care Centers

Toolkit for Keeping Your Child Care Center Healthy:

Drinking Water:

  • Lead in Drinking Water at Schools and Child Care Centers: [English pdf 501k] [Español pdf 548k]

Keeping a Healthy Indoor Environment:

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Last Reviewed: 1/18/2022