Childhood Lead

Resources and Educational Materials

Prevention
Testing

5 Things You Can Do to Help Lower Your Child’s Lead Level (CDC)
5 Things You Can Do to Help Lower Your Child’s Lead Level - Spanish (CDC)
Questions Parents Ask About Childhood Lead Poisoning (NJ DOH)

Lead in Paint
Lead in Drinking Water
Lead in Soil
Lead in the Workplace
Lead in Consumer Products
Lead and Food
Lead Evaluation and Abatement

New Jersey Lead Hazard Evaluation and Abatement Program (NJ DCA)
New Jersey Lead Abatement and Inspection Training, Certification and Licensing (NJ DCA) (new site about to go live)

New Jersey Regional Resources

New Jersey Poison Information and Education System - 1-800-222-1222
Central Regional Coalition (serving Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Somerset Counties)
Northern Regional Coalition (serving Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties)
Southern Regional Coalition (serving Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties) Newark Partnership for Lead-Safe Children

Last Reviewed: 1/18/2017