OEHHA is primarily a public health agency with responsibilities to state and county public health programs. OEHHA also provides limited technical assistance on public health issues and concerns to the general public. You can contact us at Pesticides@oehha.ca.gov or (916) 324-2829.
Other sources of information for the general public are also availabe:
National Pesticide Information Center
Oregon State University
333 Weniger Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-6502
Hours: 6:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 7 days a week (Pacific Time)
Telephone (toll-free, 24-hours): (800) 858-7378
Fax: (541) 737-0761
Web site: National Pesticide Information Center
To report improper pesticide use, or ask questions about pesticide use in your area, contact your County Agricultural Commissioner’s office, or call toll-free, 1-87PestLine (1-877-378-5463), for directory assistance. County Agricultural Commissioner contacts can also be found here.
You can contact OEHHA for pesticides related issues at Pesticides@oehha.ca.gov or (916) 324-2829.
OEHHA offers free training classes for physicians, nurses, and other health care providers. Continuing Medical Education credits may be awarded to physicians and nurses who take in these courses. Online courses are available both in English and Spanish. In-person courses are available in English. OEHHA offers training on:
If interested in the in person presentations, please contact OEHHA to set up a time when you would like to have either of the presentations scheduled.
The U.S. EPA offers an excellent handbook on pesticides and pesticide illness entitled: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings (2013). The book can be downloaded (PDF) and paper copies can be ordered for free. Ordering information can be found on EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs Website.