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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


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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.

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)

Blood lead testing guidance ftom Department of Health Care ServicesBlood Lead Test and Anticipatory Guidance (PDF)

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

FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY

Lead in Ayurvedic Guidance for ProvidersLead in Ayurvedic Remedies: A Warning to Providers (PDF)
Blood Lead Testing (PDF)Blood Lead Testing Guidance for Health Care providers and medical staff

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


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Spanish (PDF)

FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY


A New Look at Lead Poisoning article

FOR DOWNLOAD ONLY


​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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