MCAH Programs

Contact Information
Los Angeles County                 Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning
Prevention Program
5555 Ferguson Drive, Suite 210-02
Commerce, CA 90022
(800) LA-4-LEAD
Fax (323) 890-8736
Health Education Materials
Educational Material Order Form          

General Health Education Catalog

General Information:

 Fact Sheet

 English / Spanish

 Frequently Asked Questions About Lead  English / Spanish
 Learn about Lead Poisoning:  Protect your Children

 English / Spanish

 Lead in House Paint and Dirt Can Hurt your Child  English / Spanish
 Simple Steps to Protect your Child from Lead  English / Spanish
 Make Your Home Lead-Safe and Healthy for Children  English / Spanish
 A Guide to a Healthy and Lead-Safe Home for Children  English / Spanish
Tips for Lead-Safe Toys  English

Sources of Lead Poisoning:

 Lead Sources Handout  English / Spanish
 Home Remedies:  Has your child been treated for stomach ache?  English / Spanish
 Traditional Remedies and Other Products Reported to Contain Lead  English                 
 Candies Found to Contain Lead  English / Spanish
 Pottery Flyer:  Do You Cook with Traditional Pottery?  English / Spanish
 Lead in Traditional Ceramics  English / Spanish

Renovation & Construction:

 Remodeler/Renovator/Contractor/Landlord:  Does the New Federal Lead-based Paint Regulation Apply to You?  English / Spanish
 Lead Paint Safety - A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work  English / Spanish
 EPA's Renovate Right Booklet

 English / Spanish

 Don't Spread Lead: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Lead-safe painting, repair, and Home Improvement  English / Spanish

Occupational Information:
 Don't Take Lead Home from your Job!

 English / Spanish

Nutrition & Lead:

 Lead is a poison; Keep your Child Safe

 English / Spanish / Thai

 Well Fed = Less Lead (List of foods with Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin C)

 English / Spanish

Material for Teachers, Nurses, and Educators:

 How Mother Bear Taught the Children About Lead (An activity book for children)


 Lessons in Lead - Pre-K


 Lessons in Lead - Elementary


 Lessons in Lead - High School  English

 Free and Low Cost Health, Dental and Vision Services:

 Free and Low Cost Dental/Vision Services  English / Spanish
 Free and Low Cost Health Services for Children and Teenagers  English / Spanish

Tenant Rights:

 Understanding Your Rights As a Tenant

 English / Spanish

Additional Resources (link to EPA Web site)

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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