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CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION BRANCH

Publications for Health Care Providers and Patients

For Health Care Providers

To order free printed copies of the publications for health care providers below, please contact your local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. If your county does not have a local program, contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) directly at CLPPB_Provider_Materials@cdph.ca.gov.

Standard of Care Guidelines for ProvidersStandard of Care and Potential Sources of Lead (PDF)
Regulations for CA providers caring for children 6 months to 6 years of age, potential sources of lead, and guidance for families.

California Management Guidelines for providersCalifornia Management Guidelines on Childhood Lead Poisoning for Health Care Providers (PDF)
Guidelines with recommendations about evaluation, testing and management within specific blood lead level ranges.

Blood lead testing guidance ftom Department of Health Care ServicesBlood Lead Test and Anticipatory Guidance (PDF)
Health Assessment Guidelines, developed in collaboration with Department of Health Care Services, ​Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, including recommendations on medical management.

FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY

Ayurvedic_3inLead in Ayurvedic Remedies: A Warning to Providers (PDF)
A fact sheet explaining the dangers of lead in ayurvedic remedies, including recent case reports.

Blood Lead Testing (PDF)Blood_Lead_Testing_2016_web_site
Information about sample collection, avoiding lead contamination,
and specimen labeling.

Anticipatory Guidance

A handout for patients that provides anticipatory guidance and testing information, as well as a comprehensive list of sources.

FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY


For Patients

​​Download lead education materials for patients in multiple languages.

To order free printed lead education materials for distribution to your patients, please contact your local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. If your county does not have a local program, you will be prompted to contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch directly at PDSS@cdph.ca.gov for materials orders.

If you are having difficulty accessing these documents, please contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch at (510) 620-5600 to request this information in an alternate format.


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