Lead Week 2021 Resources
Lead Week is a national annual campaign during the last full week of October to bring awareness to and prevent childhood lead exposure. This year, Lead Week took place October 24-30. To learn more about lead poisoning and how to prevent exposure, visit the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch's (CLPPB's)
Frequently Asked Questions or
Lead Education Materials.
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) hosted a webinar series during Lead
Week 2021 which highlighted important lead poisoning prevention work taking place throughout the state of California. Each webinar session focused on a different target audience that the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves. The target audiences include local health jurisdiction health programs, healthcare providers, childcare providers, parents and communities, and environmental professionals. A recording of each webinar session is available below. To request a copy of the slide deck for any of the sessions, please email
Webinar for Local Health Programs
Alameda and Fresno County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs present their efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning in their communities and how they work in conjunction with other local health programs to carry out their mission and objectives.
View the webinar recording for local health programs
Recording password: UfxC3ApR
Webinar for Health Care Providers
The local Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) and the California Poison Control System provide innovative strategies for protecting children and families from toxic lead exposure.
View the webinar recording for health care providers
Recording password: JzYHsx6D
Webinar for Parents and Community Members
Lead expert, Dr. Jill Johnston, from the University of Southern California, presents about what lead is, how it impacts children's health, how to prevent lead poisoning, and how parents can get involved in their communities.