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Chemical Hazards


The mission of the Chemical Hazards Program (CHP) is to prevent illness and promote quality of life through the reduction and elimination of exposures to hazardous chemicals in the environment.

Our program provides public health assessments, health consultations, technical assistance, community education, staff training, and referrals for district and local health departments, residents, educators, healthcare professionals, and state and federal agencies.

New and Updated Publications:

Health Consultation
Elevated Levels of Arsenic in Thomas County Water Wells
February 11, 2013

Health Consultation II
Seven Out, LLC Facility
Waycross, Ware County, Georgia
Health Consultation
Waycross, Ware County, Georgia

Emergency Contact Information

Georgia Poison Center
Throughout Georgia: (800) 282-5846
Metro Atlanta: (404) 616-9000
TTY: (404) 616-9287

Environmental Emergencies (spills, violations)
Throughout Georgia: (800) 241-4113
Metro Atlanta: (404) 656-4300