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Taxonomy Code: JR-8200.3000

Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the hazards that make homes and apartments and their associated yards unsafe and the measures that people can take to eliminate residential safety problems. Topics may include the safe storage of medication, cleaning products and poisons; the safe handling of appliances and yard care equipment; indoor air pollution; measures to take to prevent falls; and child-related home safety.

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Allentown Health BureauThe health bureau's three main functions are to assess and monitor the population's health status, develop public policies to maintain and promote health and assure that the population has access to public health services. Clinics provide immunizations, STD/HIV testing, pregnancy testing, screening for prostate and breast cancer and monitoring of chronic diseases.Lead screenings provided in certain situations, not by the clinic. To contact Cancer Prevention and Screening Services, call 610-437-7513. Communicable Disease Control 610-437-7569: Communicable Disease 610-437-7632: TB Services 610-437-7742: STD/HIV Services Clinics (held at Alliance Hall, 245 North Sixth Street, Allentown, PA): 610-437-7754: Immunization and Early Pregnancy Testing 610-437-8777: Lead Poisoning Screening 610-437-7569: Sexual Transmitted Disease 610-437-7742: HIV Testing 610-437-7632: Tuberculosis Environmental Health Services: Allentown City Hall 435 Hamilton Street, Fourth Floor Allentown, PA 18101-1699 610-437-7759: Institutional sanitation, food protection, animal control, housing sanitation, bed bugs, lead paint 610-439-5946: Fax 610-437-7535: Animal Control 610-437-7598: Injury Prevention Services (adults and children) Division Child/Adolescent Health Services: 610-437-7754: Immunizations 610-437-8777: Lead Testing 610-437-7615: Home Visits and Health Education 610-437-7633: Nurse-Family Partnership 610-437-7615: Referrals: Dental/Special Needs 610-437-8777: Pregnancy Testing Chronic Disease Division: Cancer Prevention and Screening Services: 610-437-7513 Heart Disease and Diabetes Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Osteoporosis Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program: 610-437-7581 or 610-437-7513 Public Health Emergency Preparedness: 610-437-7577LehighAllentown Health BureauAllentown Health Bureau
Child Safety Education - Lycoming CountyProvides safety education for children from birth to 14 years of age.LycomingLycoming County CoronerLycoming County Government
Lancaster County SAFE KIDS CoalitionDevelopment and outreach of children's injury prevention strategies that include but are not limited to helmet safety, fire safety, farm safety, general/household safety and car seat/seat belt safety. Also provides volunteer speakers/educators, educational materials and games and referral services. Coordinates and schedules car seat checks and child passenger safety technician classes. LancasterLancaster General Health Wellness CenterPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
National Center for Injury Prevention and ControlFocuses on the science behind making people safe - working to prevent leading causes of injuries, including drowning, falls, fires, and poisoning. It functions as the focal point for the public health approach to preventing and treating injuries by collecting, analyzing and using injury data to develop plans for education and intervention. Specific areas of interest include traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment, motor vehicle safety, home safety, violence prevention and improving injury care and response practices. National Center for Injury Prevention and ControlNational Center for Injury Prevention and Control

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