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Public Health remains committed to supporting our Exide community and those who are affected by this public health crisis.

We are resuming in-person blood lead testing outreaches.

For in-person blood lead testing please visit:

Edward Roybal Comprehensive Health Center

Address: 245 S. Fetterly Street, Los Angeles CA 90022
(1st floor Locate door #15 for registration)

Hours: Monday - Saturday 8am-4:30pm

Free Blood Lead Testing at this facility for those who have been impacted by EXIDE. For any questions or concerns regarding test results please contact: Public Health Nurse at (213) 265-1292

(323) 362-1010 Visit Website

As we are resuming our outreach and field services, we continue to recommend:

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About Community Health Outreach

The Los Angeles County Health Agency and the Department of Public Health are continuing outreach efforts to support residents in the communities affected by the release of hazardous materials from Exide Technologies, the former battery recycling facility in the city of Vernon.

With the support of Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the Department of Public Health led an unprecedented effort on June 10, 2017, to conduct a door-to-door community outreach event to homes within 1.7 miles from the Exide facility. Outreach teams visited households in Bell, Boyle Heights, Commerce, Maywood, East Los Angeles, Huntington Park and Vernon to conduct a health survey to understand the concerns and needs of residents and provide health education materials and resources.

Lead Paint Cleanup in Communities Impacted by Exide (10/10/2018)

The Department of Public Health is dedicating newly available funds to provide free lead paint repair to qualifying homes in communities impacted by Exide. As DTSC completes their soil cleanup, DPH will aid residents by identifying and mitigating lead paint hazards in high risk homes, prioritizing those occupied first by children with elevated blood lead levels, followed by other young children and pregnant women. For more information, please check our Free Lead Paint Cleanup for Qualifying Homes Flyer - English , List of Lead Safe Housing Units , and General Map of Target Area . To see if your home qualifies, please contact Los Angeles County Development Authority at (626) 586-1959

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