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Lead Poisoning Overview

California Screening Regulations

Health Care Provider Education

Public Health Services Available for Lead-Exposed Children

Reporting Blood Lead Test Results

Information about Lead in Tableware

Free CME

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PUBLICATIONS​ FOR PROVIDERS

To order free printed copies of the publications for 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 directly at CLPPB_Provider_Materials@cdph.ca.gov.

CLPPB-HAGs_standards_3inStandards 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 ​


MGuidelines_2017.pdfCalifornia Management Guidelines on Childhood Lead Poisoning for Health Care Providers (PDF)

CHDP_HAGs.jpgBlood Lead Test and Anticipatory Guidance

Department of Health Care Services, ​Child Health and Disability Prevention Program Health Assessment Guidelines, including recommendations on medical management

Ayurvedic_3inLead in Ayurvedic Remedies: A Warning to Providers (PDF)
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Blood Lead Testing (PDF)

Information about sample collection,
avoiding lead contamination, and
specimen labeling 

CLPPB-POSLeadTesting_2in.jpg​Requirements for Point of Service Blood Lead Testing in CA (PDF)

Overview of regulations for health care providers using on-site lead screening devices for blood lead testing

CLPPB-antguid(E)_5in.jpgAnticipatory Guidance (PDF)

Spanish (PDF)

MedBoard_WooJetal_2in.jpgA New Look at Lead Poisoning (PDF)

​PUBLICATIONS FOR PATIENTS

Lead education materials for patients in multiple languages can be downloaded and viewed on our lead education materials web page.

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, contact the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch directly at PDSS@cdph.ca.gov.

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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