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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) 
  
Description
This program provides a number of services to prevent lead poisoning: 
• Lead screening for children 9 months thru 6 years who are uninsured or underinsured
• Case management by a Senior Public Health Nurse for children who are lead poisoned
• Environmental interventions by a certified lead inspector/risk assessor for children
who have been determined to be lead poisoned
• Provide education and awareness on lead risks and hazards to the general public, day care centers, community agencies and anyone requesting information on lead hazards.

All children ages 9 months through 6 years   should be screened for lead exposure.  For more information on lead poisoning, visit the National Safety Council website. For information on toys and childhood lead exposure, visit the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website.

The State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Department of the Public Advocate, and Department of Community Affairs also provide lead poisoning prevention resources:
Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services
• How Kids Get Lead Poisoning & Its Symptoms

For more information about lead poisoning, its causes, routes of exposure, symptoms in adults as well as children, and treatment call 732-745-3100
 

 
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County Administration Building
5th Floor
75 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone Number: (732)-745-3100
Fax: (732)745-2865
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