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
Lead Awareness Information
  • General information on the history of lead, what the problem is, Pathophysiology of Lead, Chelation Therapy, how children are exposed, who is at risk, and health effects.  
  • Information on lead in candy, products used during global cultural practices, lead in folk medicine, toy jewelry and water.

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