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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Protecting Children from Lead: California

Poisoning Prevention Programs

Measure S1: Deteriorated Lead-containing Paint in California’s Public Elementary Schools
Results from a study of lead and lead hazards in 200 public elementary schools in California

California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
CLPPB is a program within the California Department of Health Services (DHS) that collects information, identifies target areas and designs and implements a program of medical follow-up and environmental abatement to reduce childhood lead exposure. This site contains information about materials and products, screening programs to identify children at risk, and provides outreach information and contact information.

Alameda Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
This program provides health services such as blood lead screening, education and outreach programs, assists in reduction of lead hazards in soil or paint, and provides information about lead for property owners.

Los Angeles Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
The L.A. program is comprised of several primary units: case management, environmental health, epidemiology and health education. Blood lead surveillance data is compiled by this program and can be broken down by age, race and geographic location. Maps of high risk areas are available.

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