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Children's Environmental Health Promotion Program

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Haroon Ahmad, Childhood Lead Prevention Program Coordinator
(415) 252-3956

Karen Yu, Senior Environmental Health Inspector
(415) 252-3957

Childhood Lead Prevention Program - Word on Lead Prevention

The Childhood Lead Prevention Program publishes the twice-yearly newsletter, Word on Lead Prevention, which highlights lead exposure prevention efforts. Available newsletters for download are below:

  • Fall 2012 (pdf) - Fight Lead Poisoning with Foods Rich in Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin C

  • Spring 2012 (pdf) - How to Garden Safely and Protect You and Your Children from Lead Hazards

  • Summer 2011 (pdf) - Lead Poisoning and Pregnancy: Are you and Your Baby at Risk?

  • Summer 2010 (pdf) - NEWS: EPA's New Federal Law - Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule