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Health Departments

Chicago Department of Public Health
Information about lead poisoning in Chicago, including statistics, screening requirements, educational information and links to additional resources.

City and County Health Departments in Illinois

Children’s Health and Advocacy Groups

American Academy of Pediatrics

Children's Environmental Health Network
Information on various environmental topics, including lead. Lists and describes additional resources for lead poisoning services and information.

Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning
Non profit organization that provides a broad range of services to end childhood lead poisoning. Target audiences include parents, health care providers, and property owners.

Global Lead Network

Illinois Poison Center

The Great Lakes Center for Children's Environmental Health

Environmental Health

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Detailed information about lead poisoning presented in a case study format (see the ATSDR News Archive).

National Center for Healthy Housing
Non profit organization comprised of representatives of public health, housing and the environment who formulate nationwide strategies to fight lead poisoning.

National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network
Information about training sessions, sponsored by CDC and the Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, for professionals.

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Overview of the federal Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (ABLES).

National Lead Information Center
Clearinghouse that provides educational materials on lead poisoning prevention and hazard reduction.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Federal EPA programs relating to lead exposure. Information on regulations (including real estate disclosure) and training about lead hazards.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Federal HUD programs to reduce lead hazards in housing.

Other U.S. Agency Resources

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal agency that provides funding and technical assistance for state and local lead poisoning services. Website provides links to educational materials, additional resources and links to other lead poisoning information.

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission
Federal agency that provides information on unsafe products and recall notices.

U.S. Census Bureau


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