About Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Environmental Health works jointly with Public Health nurses and other professionals as part of a Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
The primary responsibility of the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) is to inspect the homes of lead poisoned children and identify any possible environmental lead hazards that may have caused or contributed to the child’s lead poisoning. CLPPP also addresses the following lead issues:
For more information about lead, please call 1-800-LA-4-LEAD (5323), or visit the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division of Public Health Website
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- Educating owners, contractors, government agencies, and the public about lead hazards and steps to prevent lead poisoning from occurring.
- Responding to complaints of unsafe lead work (such as sandblasting without proper containment) at properties built before 1978 that may contain lead paint.