EHC-D PATIENT LESS-TOXIC HOUSING
10333 North Central Expressway
Bldg. 7, Suite #711
Dallas, Texas 75231
PH:214.368.6541 FAX: 214.696.5586
One of the most important aspects of recovery for the environmentally
ill patient involves the quick and proper diagnosis of the patients’
specific medical problems. Thirty years of treatment experience has
emphasized that the patient must be isolated from as many outside
environmental factors as possible. As a means of helping the patient
eliminate these environmental factors, we offer environmentally safe
temporary housing for our patients. Located just five blocks from the
clinic, our specially structured living units provide housing, which is
supportive of your treatment goals of EHC-D. These units have been
designed to eliminate exposure to the obvious sources of offending
Each unit, approximately 550 sq. ft., consists of a one-bedroom
suite with a separate living room, kitchenette and full bath.
A clean and updated HVAC system with environmentally correct components
utilizing the most effective filtration media
Filtered kitchen and
Two Austin or AllerMed air purifiers
tile, non-toxic grout floors and non-toxic paint
Organic cotton sheets,
towels, mattresses and shower curtains; linens are changed twice a week and rooms are cleaned with non-toxic products twice a week
All furniture is made from hardwood or metal
Secured EHC-D patient laundry
room with high capacity, coin-operated washers and dryers
transportation to and from EHC-D three times daily with weekly
transportation to Whole Foods, Roy’s Nutrition, and Abrams Royal
24-hour security, free cable television and
Our goal has been to create an
aesthetically pleasing and comfortable housing unit using the highest,
most advanced standards of indoor air quality. This involves the use of
the most basic and natural materials available. (Many patients, who want
to create a "safe" less polluted room or construct a home, use many of
standards used in our housing unit.)
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES: In order to
protect you and the other guests in this special environmentally
controlled area, strict policies are enforced. Failure to follow these policies can result in your
dismissal as a patient of EHC-D.
SMOKING OR PETS. Smokers and pets are not welcome.
SCENTED PRODUCTS. Hair spray, perfume, deodorants/anti-perspirants,
aftershave, hand and body lotions, cleaning products, soap, etc.
containing any scented ingredients are not allowed in the suites.
NOT SCENTED PRODUCTS IN
use Downy or any other scented fabric softeners/sheets on your clothes.
Clothing brought from home should be washed twice with baking soda or
non-scented detergent twice to remove the residue of scented
products which remain in our clothes.
SUITE MUST REMAIN CLEAN AT ALL TIMES. An EHC-D employee
will empty your trash each daily (Monday thru Friday.)
ALTERATIONS TO THE SUITES. Foiling surfaces or sealing HVAC vents
is not recommended. If damage occurs, you will be required to pay for all repairs and downtime
that the suite is
unavailable for occupancy. Also you will be dismissed as a
patient of EHC-D
STAY: You will be asked to designate arrival and
departure dates when you make your reservation. One to three weeks
is the time usually required for skin testing and four to six weeks
for physical therapy/detoxification. Please be considerate of those
waiting for reservations. Inform the Housing Manager as far in
advance as possible if you need to extend your stay. (It is your
responsibility, with your physician’s help, to determine your
treatment progress.) If space is available, you will be reassigned
either to your current housing or to a different suite. Should all
units be taken, or if your request is less than two weeks in
advance, you may be asked to move to alternative less-toxic housing.
Check out time is 12 noon. Leave keys inside your suite upon
TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED BY HOUSING FACILITY (Daily M-F):
8:30 a.m. EHC-D
Housing location to EHC-D Clinic
12:00 p.m. EHC-D Clinic to
12:45 p.m. Housing Location to EHC-D Clinic
5:00 p.m. EHC-D
Clinic to Housing Location
Transportation to Whole Foods and
Roy’s Natural Market is provided on Saturdays at 1 p.m.
TRANSPORTATION: Yellow Cab (214.426.6262) from airport to EHC-D
Housing; Super Shuttle (817.329.2000) from DFW airport or Love Field.
Less-toxic cooking utensils are provided for your convenience.
Less-chemically contaminated food can be purchased groceries, markets and restaurants in the area. Prior to your
nutrition appointment, it is unwise to bring or buy groceries for more
than three or four days. The EHC-D nutritionist may give specific
Spring water (Water Event, 800.566.4426) and Municipal Filtered
waters (Aerobic) may be obtained from the American Environmental Health
Foundation (AEHF), which is located down the hall from the clinic in
Suite 225. (The AEHF phone number is 214.361.9515.) Water filters (hot
and cold) in the showers and underneath the kitchen sink (cold water
only) are provided in the suites.
CLEANING: Bed and bath linens are changed twice weekly and
cleaning service is provided twice weekly. All rooms have been renovated
and are cleaned using least toxic materials and methods.
SUPPLIES: Most of the items you will need may be purchased
from the AEHF. A Tom Thumb Pharmacy (214.369.9694) is located within
walking distance of the suites at 10455 North Central Expressway. Abrams
Royal Pharmacy (214.349.8000) will deliver prescription items.
calls will be directed through the main number at the Marriott Residence
Inn (214.750.8220).Long distance phone calls must be made through the front
desk using a telephone calling card.
In the event of a medical emergency, call the clinic at 214.368.4132.
Should you need emergency room care, go to Presbyterian Hospital, 8220
Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, Texas, 214.345.8500. It is directly across the
street from the clinic. If the clinic is closed, call the answering
service at 214.373.2004. For an ambulance, the fire department or the
police department, dial 911.
All correspondence for you should be sent to the attention of “Suites”
and your name at the Environmental Health Center - Dallas, 8345 Walnut
Hill Lane, Suite 220, Dallas, Texas 75231.
MAINTENANCE: For maintenance problems (e.g., clogged
plumbing, air conditioning or heating problems) which occur between 8
a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, please contact the housing
manager at 214.368.6541. At any other time, call the Marriott Residence
Inn front desk.
Suite rental is available at the following rates:
|One-bedroom suite -
$110.00 - $120.00 per night or $840.00 per week for 2
people; third person is an additional $15.00 per night.
All costs for this less toxic housing facility are payable
in advance. Cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, American
Express, and Discover cards are accepted. Housing charges should
be paid directly to the Housing Coordinator. Charges for
testing, antigens, physician services, and dietary
consultations will be billed separately through the EHC-D
subject to change. Please consult EHC-D office for most
recent pricing. 214.368.6541
SUITE RENTAL CONTRACT: Required of all rentors.
MISCELLANEOUS: You may wish to bring glass containers to
transport your food and water from your suite to the Clinic. Also, an
insulated container and a cloth tote bag can be helpful carrying items
to and from the clinic. Cotton clothing is appropriate dress while at
Do not bring valuables with you. The Environmental Health Center is
not responsible for theft of your belongings. Leave expensive
jewelry and other items of value at home. We have handicap suites
available with elevator access to all floors.
RESERVATIONS: Please call
214.368.6541 for additional housing information and reservations.