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Lead Poisoning Prevention

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Lead Poisoning Prevention
Published on: 1/26/2012 12:00 AM
 
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)
 
National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week October 19th - 25th 2014
 
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The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides education to community schools, medical practitioners, and childcare centers regarding blood lead screening, lead exposure risks and resources.
 
CALL US:  530-265-1450 (or 530-582-7814 in Truckee)
 
National Lead Information Center: 1-800-424-LEAD
(TDD: 1-800-526-5456)
 
Safe Drinking Water Hotline:  1-800-426-4791
 
US EPA Home Page:
www.epa.gov/lead
 
Nevada County website for current recalls:
Public Advisories
 
Lead Check swabs:
www.leadcheck.com
 
Fingerstick Blood Lead Testing:
M.D.'s who provide CHDP physicals; Sierra Family Medical Clinic, Miner's Clinic, Sutter Medical Group & Tahoe Forest Multi Specialty Pediatrics in Truckee will automatically do blood lead testing on children around one year and again at two years of age.

Water testing for lead can be done through Cranmer Engineering 273-7284. Call for pricing.

To find a contractor certified to safely remove lead paint: go to the state contractors licensing board;
www.cslb.ca.gov
 
For more information contact the Nevada County
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Coordinator:
 
Health and Human Services Agency
Nevada County Public Health Department  
500 Crown Point Circle, Suite 110
Grass Valley CA 95945
Phone: 530-265-1450