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Healthy Homes and Lead Poison Prevention Program

​According to the Environmental Protection Agency, one million children today are affected by lead poisoning, but when you know what to look for and what to do, lead poisoning is 100% preventable. For more information, call Nurse on Call at
800-848-5533 (Public Health Information Hotline).


Healthy Homes and Lead Poison Prevention Program provides:

  • Educational materials
  • Lead investigations
  • Consultation
  • Referral

Lead Poisoning in Children
Reducing Lead Paint in the Home
Handwashing
Food Tips to Help Protect Your Child From Lead Poisoning
A Guide to Cleaning Up Lead Paint Chips and Dust
CDC- Lead Information
Healthy Homes- Radon, Allergy, Asthma, Mold, Lead, Home Safety, and Carbon Monoxide


Related Links for Consumers:

leadfreekids.org/
Find Certified Lead Professionals and Contractors
MDCH Healthy Homes
Healthy Homes Checklist


Related Links for Healthcare Professionals:

CDC Managing Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Young Children
Lowest Observed Effects of Inorganic Lead in Children
MDCH Statewide Lead Testing/Lead Screening Plan
MDCH Guidelines and Resources for Clinicians
CDC Tools and Training