Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Elimination Plan
Wisconsin has adopted the mission to eliminate childhood
lead poisoning in Wisconsin.
Phase 1: [Completed]
A strategic plan to eliminate
childhood lead poisoning was completed in June, 2004: Wisconsin
Childhood Lead Poisoning Elimination Plan (PDF, 6
The Elimination Plan
(PDF, 6 MB) was updated and revised in August 2006
For the current year's workplan contact the Wisconsin Childhood Lead
Poisoning Prevention Program (WCLPPP) at 608-266-5817.
Phase 2: [On-going]
Implementing and evaluating the Elimination Plan is
actively ongoing. Subcommittees were formed to complete the activities
set forth in the workplan (see current and past efforts). An advisory group, the Implementation and Oversight Committee
(IOC), meets 2 to 3 times per year to track the progress of the
subcommittees and make recommendations for action.
2013, Kristine Freundlich was nominated
(PDF, 279 KB) by the WCLPPP program and
others for the Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award for her
excellence in facilitating public health initiatives. Kris has been
an essential partner of the Implementation and Oversight Committee
that advises the state’s work to eliminate lead poisoning in
Wisconsin. Her special talent for effectively bringing people
together has helped Wisconsin strategically address eliminating lead
In April 2013, Jeff Havlena (left),
former data surveillance manager for the Wisconsin Childhood Lead
Poisoning Prevention Program, received the
Lead Safe Kids award in Dr.
Kitty's honor from current IOC Co-chair Chuck Warzecha, Director, DPH Bureau
of Environmental and Occupational Health.
awarded to former lead poisoning elimination advisory committee
co-chair and former Public Health Deputy Administrator, Tom Sieger,
by Karen Ordinans, Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin.
For details about upcoming meetings or who the members of
the committee are,
please contact the Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program,
Initially four subcommittees were formed to implement the activities
included in the four major areas of the elimination plan. In 2009, the
Funding and Resources and Correcting Hazards in Housing subcommittees
combined their efforts. The
subcommittees meet independently of the IOC and report their progress at
each IOC meeting. For details of activities and meeting dates, contact the
subcommittee chair listed below.
Housing & Resources
Targeting High Risk Populations For Blood Lead Testing
Information on responsibilities
of Subcommittee Members.
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