A healthy, lead-safe environment where all children can achieve their
To eliminate childhood lead poisoning by
identifying and caring for children who are lead poisoned and preventing
environmental exposures to lead.
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB) has
six goals that are accomplished through CLPPB’s strategic plan:
Goal 1: Establish
and support a successfully administered and equity-centered childhood lead
poisoning prevention program in every local health jurisdiction.
Goal 2: Develop
and engage in multi-level transdisciplinary partnerships to leverage strategies
for lead poisoning prevention.
Goal 3: Create
lead-safe environments by identifying and reducing lead hazards where children
live, play, learn, and spend time.
Goal 4: Advance public health best practices, policies, and
interventions through data-driven research.
Goal 5: Timely detection of
all children who are lead poisoned through universal evaluation and
risk-appropriate blood lead testing.
Goal 6: Provide equitable and
child-centered care for families who are lead poisoned through integrated case
management and environmental services.
CLPPB fact sheets provide information about California's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, including key initiatives and associated results.
CLPPB's website is organized by audience. The links below provide information tailored to the different groups who work to prevent childhood lead poisoning. For additional information about CLPPB and its services, please contact us.