FAQs


Family Health

What are the concerns about lead?

What are the concerns about other metals?

Is Trail a healthy place for children to live?

What can I do to keep my family healthy?

What should I do if I want to reduce dust in my home?

What should I do if I want to get my child’s blood lead level tested?

Is drinking water a source of lead exposure in Trail?

Why should I get my home tested for radon?

General

Why do different program elements apply to different geographic areas?

How is my local government involved in the health & environment program?

How can I get more involved in the program?

Home Renovation

What should I do if I want to renovate my home?

What should I do if I am a building contractor or professional home renovator?

Soils Program

What should I do if I want to landscape my yard?

What do I need to know about soil in the Trail area?

What should I do if I live in an area where soil has smelter metals in it? What does it mean to live with metals in soil and dust?

Is it safe for me to eat vegetables grown in my garden?

What should I do if I want my garden soil tested?

How long does it take to get soil replaced?

What should I do if I want to excavate soil in my yard?


Contacts

Jeannine Stefani, Interior Health Public Health RN: (250) 364-6223
Community Program Office: 1319 Bay Ave. or (250) 368-3256