Healthy Homes

Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are small, flat, wingless insects. They feed on blood and can be a nuisance for individuals. They are named for their tendency to live on mattresses or other parts of a bed.
Financial Assistance for Lead Abatement
Department of Public Health has limited grant funding to assist low-income homeowners and landlords of affordable housing with eliminating lead hazards in their buildings.
Lead Hazard Home Inspection
The Chicago Department of Public Health offers home inspections for various sources of lead hazards that may be present in the home.
Report an Elevated Blood Lead Level
To combat lead poisoning, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to ensure children are tested for lead, to educate parents and property owners of the dangers of lead, and to enforce city and state laws.



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