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The Division of Environmental Health (DEH) uses the best available science to reduce, eliminate, or prevent public health harm from environmental, chemical, and physical hazards. Learn more about DEH.
***If You believe you are in immediate danger, call 911 or Contact Poison Control at 800-222-1222.
For less urgent concerns, call the MDHHS Toxicology and Environmental Health hotline at 800-648-6942, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Badge of Better Health
The Badge of Better Health campaign can help you take small steps to protect your health. Click on the video and the Badge of Better Health images to learn more.
Environmental pathways are ways you can be exposed to environmental health hazards. You can be exposed through pollution in the air, soil, and food, in your home, at your workplace, and in your community. Learn more about ways you can be exposed and how to reduce your exposure.
DEH has several programs to help residents and communities reduce their exposure to environmental hazards. Learn more about our programs.
Data and Research
DEH relies on data and research to make the best decisions to reduce, prevent, or eliminate environmental hazards in Michigan communities. Learn more about our data collection and research projects.
Resources for Health Care Providers
DEH has several resources for providers, including online education, and training centered around current or emerging environmental health issues. Learn more about health care provider resources.
Resources for Kids and Educators
DEH has many resources for kids, including activity books and videos, to introduce them to environmental health topics. These resources may be valuable for educators. Learn more about environmental health resources for kids and educators.
Resources for Local Health Departments
DEH has many resources available for local health departments, including health assessments and fact sheets. Visit the Environmental Health Information by County page for specific information.
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Our environment changes every day. Learn how to protect yourself, your family, and friends from environmental hazards. Sign up for the MDHHS Care for MI Environmental Health newsletter to receive current, science-based information and resources you can use right now!