- CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Working to educate the public and health care providers about childhood lead poisoning. Includes information and statistics about lead exposure and links to federal, state, and local lead poisoning prevention sites.
Provides health providers, parents, and property owners with information, interactive tests, safe housing guidelines, and more to prevent lead poisoning, especially in young children.
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
The California Department of Health Services provides information on prevention of lead poisoning from paint, soil, and even workplace hazards.
- Health Hazards: Lead
Fact sheet about environmental lead exposure and lead poisoning. From the Alliance for Healthy Homes.
- How Lead Affects the Way We Live & Breathe
Describes major sources of lead exposure, its health and environmental impacts, and efforts to reduce lead emissions since the 1970s.
- Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil
Provides basic information about lead and its health effects plus technical studies, and federal rules and regulations about lead as an environmental contaminant.
- Lead Poisoning
Covers common sources of lead exposure in children, the symptoms of lead poisoning in children and in adults, and more. From the California Poison Control System.
- MedlinePlus: Lead Poisoning
Collection of links to articles about lead poisoning, prevention and detection, and real estate lead disclosures.
- Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
Operates the the HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program, promotes research and public education to protect children and their families from health and safety hazards, and develops lead-based paint regulations, guidelines, and policies.