Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
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.
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.
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Coordinator||Chelsea Linthicum|
|Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program||
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