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

Why is a soil management plan necessary?

What is the 2019 Soil Management Plan?

What does it mean to live with metals in soil?

How do you plan to address lead in the soil?

Can you tell me more about your prioritization criteria?

How is the presence of children defined?

What are the regulatory standards that this plan is based on?

Why are you looking at a wider area than in the past?

Does this just apply to residential properties or are playgrounds, daycares and schools also included?

Why are you now focusing on properties with children up to 12 years old?

When will the expanded soil management program begin?

Who is paying for soil management?

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

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

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

How long does it take to get soil replaced?

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

Where can I get more information?


Contacts

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