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More on 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 Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy - 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.