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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program


Child Lead Poisoning According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “The adverse health effects of lead exposure in children are well described and include intellectual and behavioral deficits, making lead exposure an important public health problem. No safe blood lead level (BLL) in children has been identified. Lead exposure continues to be a threat to our children’s health due to specific hobbies, occupations and pollution in our environment. Please see the resources below for more information.

Blood Lead Levels in Children Aged 1–5 Years — United States, 1999–2010, April 5, 2013/62(13);245-248: this article cites scientific data regarding lead exposure in our most vulnerable population.

Review this short presentation to learn why lead is still a serious health threat to children and adults.

Is your family at risk due to recalled items being used at home, school or work? Sign-up for recall updates via email on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website (click the button on the bottom left of the page).

Photos of candy recalled due to lead content from the state of California.

Office Hours

Public Health is implementing a 9/80 work schedule starting on August 21, 2017. The office will be closed every other Friday with the first department closure on Friday, September 1, 2017.

The Public Health Business Office and all programs except WIC will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The WIC program will be open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All of Public Health will be closed every other Friday.
First Week:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Second Week:

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Contact Information

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Coordinator Chelsea Linthicum
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 1445 Veterans Memorial Circle
Yuba City
CA 95993
Phone Number: (530) 822-7215