Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning
5555 Ferguson Drive, Suite 210-02
Commerce, CA 90022
(800) LA-4-LEAD Fax (323) 890-8736 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Los Angeles County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) provides services to the community
to increase awareness regarding the sources of lead, to reduce lead exposures and
to increase the number of children assessed and tested for lead poisoning. CLPPP offers home visitation, environmental home inspections and nutritional assessments to families of
lead burdened children. CLPPP also provides information and educational
materials to the general public, medical providers, schools and community-based organizations.
Our team work closely together to ensure the needs of the lead-burdened children
are met; to
promote screening; to carry out primary prevention, targeted outreach and
education, and surveillance activities.
To prevent the adverse impact of lead poisoning on the children of Los
Angeles County by reducing the incidence of lead poisoning and providing a
comprehensive response to support lead burdened children and their families.
Los Angeles County Department of
Public Health, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Program (CLPPP) has, as part of its outreach program, a
Lead Awareness Art Contest. At the beginning of
the school year teachers are invited to teach a class in
lead awareness, using CLPPP’s curriculum. After
the class is conducted, students are encouraged to
create a poster on their understanding of lead poisoning
prevention, and submit it to the CLPPP Program.
One winner per grade is selected.
Winners receive a trophy and all participants get a
certificate of participation. Winners of past Art
Contests are listed below:
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