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All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19. Only select County services are available on an appointment basis.
Johnson and Donaldson Parks are open with limited services and amenities. For more information, click here.


Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) 
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 have elevated blood levels.
• Environmental interventions by a certified lead inspector/risk assessor for children
who have been determined to have elevated lead levels.
• 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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Middlesex County Office of Health Services
35 Kennedy Boulevard
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone Number: (732)-745-3100
Fax: (732)745-2865
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