Resources - Nationwide
All external hyperlinks are provided for
your information and for the benefit of the general public. The
Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse
the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
Listed below are
links to other information resources found on the Web. Each
bulleted name is followed by a brief description of the information
found on the website.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Gives
general information about lead poisoning and other toxic substances.
Alliance for Healthy Homes
organization dedicated to the issue of childhood lead poisoning and
other home health hazards.
Consists of articles regarding lead
poisoning, affects on children, case studies, and methods of
for Disease Control and Prevention - Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention Program
This program is located
within the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -
National Center for Environmental Health. It provides
information that is given to state and local health departments, and
facts for public knowledge.
to End Childhood Lead Poisoning
non-profit organization that has information directed to parents for
prevention of child lead poisoning and treatment.
This federal department website offers
information on lead in consumer products, and awareness of paint and
chemical stripper hazards.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
department website offers printable guidelines and information on
lead hazard control in English and Spanish. It also has a web
page dedicated to information for parents.
Protection Agency (EPA)
This federal department website
offers a lead page with information, brochures, technical issues
relevant to the Federal lead program, and U.S. regulations.
Protection Agency - Region 5
subsection of EPA specifically serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,
Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes.
Food and Drug
By searching on "Lead Poison",
this federal department website offers
suggestions against childhood lead poisoning and products that
Information on Lead Poisoning
This information is from the
National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.
It provides articles from federal departments, e.g. EPA, OSHA, and
Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIESH)
This webpage offers some
articles about lead's effects on children and family members.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Selected Topic - Lead page is located within the
Center for Disease Control website.
Lead Information Center (NLIC)
This site is located within the EPA
Safety and Health Administration
is directly linked to the Lead section.
Page - Lead-Safe Wisconsin
January 08, 2013