Resources for Lead Prevention

Lead Poisoning Prevention Tips During COVID-19

Lead Safe Resource Guide

The Lead Safe Home Fund and Resource Center are run by CHN Housing Partners and Environmental Health Watch, two area nonprofits focused on housing and health. This brochure has information about the 
incentives, grants and loans they offer to help remove lead hazards from homes and other training and resources for landlords, families and contractors.

Early Intervention

Ohio early intervention is a statewide system that provides coordinated services to parents of young children with disabilities and developmental delays.

Concerned about a lead-poisoned child’s development? Call 1-800-755-4769 or submit a referral.

Ohio Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The Ohio Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OHHLPPP) addresses the needs of lead-poisoned children from birth through 6 years (72 months) of age. The program assists family members, medical care providers and other community members to reduce and prevent lead poisoning. OHHLPPP recognizes that children under the age of 3 years (36 months) are at greatest risk for lead poisoning.

Cleveland Lead Safe Network

The Cleveland Lead Safe Network is the outreach and engagement arm of Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH) dedicated to preventing Lead Poisoning in Ohio's Most Toxic City. 

Prevention and Lead Testing

Most children with lead poisoning do not show signs and symptoms right away. The only reliable way to know if your child has been exposed to lead is to get them tested.

There are steps to prevent your child from being exposed to lead in your home/environment and to reduce lead through a healthy diet. 

Download a resource from Ohio Department of Health for more information.

Cleveland School Lead Screening Project

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University has created the Partners in Health Lead Screening Project to screen children in the Cleveland City Schools for exposure to lead poisoning. The Partners in Health Lead Screening project will provide lead testing and follow-up services for children in the Pre-K and Kindergarten programs of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. 

Learn more about the Cleveland School Lead Screening Project.

Home Testing and Removal

Is your child Medicaid eligible and under 19 years of age?

Are you pregnant and Medicaid eligible?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, you may qualify for FREE home testing and lead paint hazard removal. Call 1-877-532-3723.

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