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Lead Poison Prevention

Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County

Childhood lead poisoning can have long-term health consequences, including developmental delays and deficits, both intellectual and behavioral.  There is NO safe level of lead in the blood in children.

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In-service education is available for healthcare providers and their staff on childhood lead testing and reporting guidelines. 

Lead testing for homes is available for a fee. 

 

Call 813-559-4181 or 813-307-8071 or email us

 

Sign-up for our LEAD ALERT NETWORK

You'll receive an automatic email alert when alerts are issued for product and toy recalls, including photos.

 

POISON CONTROL

Add this number to your cell phone speed dial: 1-800-222-2122

 

RESOURCES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information and resources for Parents, Caregivers, Healthcare Providers and Public Health Professionals.

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Publications

Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission lists Toy and Product recalls with photographs.

Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency provides information on lead poisoning, safety, and other lead related resources.