Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)
360 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
Tel: (201) 309-4873
Fax: (201) 547-5585
Nilda Guivas, Coordinator
This program provides a number of services to prevent lead poisoning:
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:
For more information about lead poisoning, its causes, routes of exposure, symptoms in adults as well as children, and treatment, read more here.