Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program


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What's New?

** New Notice of Funding Opportunity **

CDC-RFA-EH20-2001 –
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children (Project period: September 30, 2020 to September 29, 2025)
Application Due Date: April 30, 2020

Informational Webinar pdf icon[PDF – 1,015 KB]
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
2:30 – 3:30 PM Eastern time

Frequently Asked Questions

Special Supplement
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Special Supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (January/February 2019) on Lead Poisoning Prevention

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New Publication
Training Opportunity

The CDC-sponsored National Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center will be offered March 9-12, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Click here for more information.

For More Information

Pediatricians play a key role in preventing childhood lead exposure, identifying and treating lead poisoning in children, and advocating for public health measures to address the problem.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has additional information available on lead exposure and preventionexternal icon.