Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) provides community education to increase awareness of the potential danger of childrens’ exposure to lead, along with home environmental screenings, public health nurse case management and monitoring child health providers to ensure lead testing in high risk children.

CLPPP Services

  • Case management services by Public Health Nurses (PHN)
  • Nutritional education and assessment by Registered Dietitian
  • Home environmental sampling of the paint, soil, and dust by an Environmental Health Specialist
  • Capillary test trainings to health care providers, and technical assistance regarding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Division of Health Care Statistics screening guidelines
  • Investigation of complaints from agencies, businesses, and the public of unsafe renovation and remodeling activities that may put a child at risk for lead exposure
  • Health Education Staff provides health education through presentations and health fairs to the general public, medical providers, and community-based organizations

 

Educational Materials

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program