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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) 

199 Summit Avenue
Suite G
Jersey City, NJ 07304
Tel: (201) 547-4743
Fax: (201) 309-4873

Katiana Scalione, Coordinator 

 


Description
This program provides a number of services to prevent lead poisoning:  

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  All children ages 9 months through 6 years
  should be screened for lead exposure.

  • Lead screening for children 9 months thru 6 years who are uninsured or underinsured
  • Case management by a Senior Public Health Nurse for children who are lead poisoned
  • Environmental interventions by a certified lead inspector/risk assessor for children
    who have been determined to be lead poisoned
  • Provide education and awareness on lead risks and hazards to the general public, day care centers, community agencies and anyone requesting information on lead hazards

For more information on lead poisoning, visit the National Safety Council website. For information on toys and childhood lead exposure, visit the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website

The State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, Department of the Public Advocate, and Department of Community Affairs also provide lead poisoning prevention resources: 

 

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