The Health Protection Officers work to improve the physical environment in which we all live, work and play. This is done through educating people and by monitoring and where necessary, enforcing legislation to promote and protect healthy environments.
Health Protection covers a wide range of issues:
Health Protection provides:
• Information and advice around all of these topics
• Testing of building materials for the presence of asbestos
• Testing of paint for lead
Contact the Health Protection team
Location: Most of the team is based at 200 Broadway Avenue in Palmerston North.
The Whanganui Health Protection team is based at the Public Health Centre, in Lambie Building, at Whanganui Hospital, Heads Road, Whanganui, phone: 06 348 1775
Phone: 06 350 9110