North Park Montessori Investigation

Updates for Parents

June 4, 2019 - KCHD and MDHHS held a meeting for parents and staff on June 4th to discuss the MDHHS Health Consultation Report.

May 28, 2019 - Upon notification of the possible exposure to asbestos-containing material at North Park Montessori, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) contacted the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for technical support. MDHHS subsequently requested support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s asbestos technical review committee. These state and federal resources aided the public health response to the situation at the school... Continue Reading »

April 24, 2019 - This is a letter to update you on the status of response at North Park Montessori to determine past exposure to asbestos, lead, and silica after construction activities disturbed asbestos containing materials... Continue Reading »


While the risk of lead poisoning due to this finding is still uncertain, Kent County Health Department (KCHD) continues to offer free walk-in lead testing at our health department during clinic hours. However, it is always the recommended that you consult your family medical provider for continuity of care. Please feel free to contact KCHD Lead Program at 616-632-7063 with any questions you may have in regards to lead.

Clinic Hours
  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri – 8am-11:30am & 12:45pm-4:45pm
  • 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday of each month – 12:45pm-4:45pm
  • 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month – 10am-12:30pm, 1:45pm-6:45pm