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Healthy Neighborhoods Program (HNP)

    What is the Healthy Neighborhood Program? 

    The FREE Healthy Neighborhoods Program helps people make their homes safer.  Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) staff provide supplies, information and perform safety inspections of homes. This program helps improve the quality of life in each neighborhood and is funded by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

    Healthy Neighborhoods Program (HNP) Brochure

    Do I Qualify?

    The Healthy Neighborhoods Program is for anyone living in the following zip codes in the City of Buffalo: 14201, 14202, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14210, 14211, 14212, 14213 and 14215 and the City of Lackawanna (14218).

    Call the ECDOH at (716) 961-6800 and ask for a FREE "Healthy Neighborhoods visit".Install Smoke Alarms

    What Does a Home Visit Include?

    Home visits include inspection of and information about the following.

    • Indoor air
    • Asthma
    • Carbon monoxide poisoning
    • Fire and burn safety
    • Lead poisoning
    • Accidents
    • Quitting smoking
    • Taking care of your house and property
    • Home safety

    What Products & Services do I get?

    After the home inspection, the following items are available depending on need and interest.

    • Smoke detectors & batteries
    • Carbon monoxide detectors
    • Child safety items
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Asthma management supplies
    • Radon test kits & testing services
    • Referrals to other agencies   

    Home Safety Information 

    Indoor Air Quality

    Indoor Air Quality

    Carbon Monoxide “The Invisible Killer" 

    Clear Your Home of Asthma TriggersCO Sources

    Fire Safety

    E.D.I.T.H. (Exit Drills In The Home)

    Fire Safety Resources and Activities


    Preventing Falls at Home



    More Information

    Housing Based Injury Prevention & Control

    Lead Poisoning

    Mold & Moisture

    Rabies, Bats, Rodents, Vectors, Arboviruses


    Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
    Environmental Health Division
    503 Kensington Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14214
    Phone: 716-961-6800 
    Fax: 716-961-6880