More on Mercury
- Why should you be concerned about mercury?
- Shorter videos you can watch and share to spread the word about the dangers of mercury:
- Where can you take items that contain mercury?
Here is a map and contact information of mercury collection sites or check with your local health department.
- Some thermostats also contain mercury and should be handled with care.
Visit the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Mercury Pollution Prevention Program website.
- Are you interested in learning about mercury spill responses done by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services?
Read the Mercury Health Consultations.
- Want to know about choosing safe fish to eat?
Visit the MDHHS Eat Safe Fish website to find out about mercury in store and restaurant-bought fish, as well as fish caught in Michigan.
- Do you need more information?
Call the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services at 1-800-648-6942 or your local health department.
- For additional information, check out the EPA & ATSDR's Don't Mess with Mercury website.