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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 Information:

Health Consultation
Burnett Creek, Brusnswick, Glynn County, GA

August 15, 2014

NEW Arsenic Webpage
Arsenic Fact Sheet
Arsenic - Resources for Health Care Providers

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

Contact Information:

Chemical Hazards Program
2 Peachtree Street, NW 13 Floor
Phone: 404-657-6534
Fax: 404-657-5616

After Hours Public Health Emergencies
1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584)

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