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
CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Khmeli Suneli Spice Blends Sold at Certain Stores in Los Angeles County
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.
Standards 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 on Childhood Lead Poisoning for Health Care Providers (PDF)
Blood Lead Test and Anticipatory Guidance
Department of Health Care Services, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program Health Assessment Guidelines, including recommendations on medical management
Blood Lead Testing (PDF)
Information about sample collection,avoiding lead contamination, andspecimen labeling
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
Anticipatory Guidance (PDF)
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.