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 Care Provider Education and Training Unit
The Training Unit provides education and materials designed to increase awareness regarding State regulations and responsibilities as a Health Care Provider. Educational materials are intended to improve screening rates, enhance clinical case management follow-up for children exposed to Lead, and assess children at-risk for Lead exposure.  For an official summary of health care providerís responsibilities to conduct periodic health care assessments on children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years, and for information on two free CMEs on lead poisoning, go to

Targeted Audience:  Training is conducted in public and private hospitals, clinics, schools and community-based facilities.  Information and education are provided to health care providers and community-based organization at the local level. 

For course description, objective, and the corresponding schedules click below:

Medical Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds

Lead Awareness & Fingerstick Initiative Training

Lead In Brief


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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