Region 4: Children’s Environmental Health in the Southeast

Region 4 Contacts:

  • Children’s Environmental Health Coordinator
    Wayne Garfinkel,, 404-562-8982
  • Schools Coordinator
    LaShon Blakely,, 404-562-9136

Region 4 Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU)

The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) is available to answer questions from healthcare professionals, parents, school officials, or other community members about children’s symptoms that may be related to environmental exposures.  Areas of special interest include school environmental health, asthma, developmental disabilities, birth defects and community-based environmental justice concerns.

Service Area: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Phone: 404-727-9428 or toll free 877-33-PEHSU (877-337-3478).

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