|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Environmental Health, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead|
The latest information on childhood lead poisoning is available on this Web site.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Fax: ||(904) 697-4220|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Library of Medicine: ToxTown|
|8600 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20894|
|Phone: ||1-888-FIND-NLM (1-888-346-3656)|
|Web Address: ||http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov|
The ToxTown website gives you information about toxic chemicals and environmental health risks that you might encounter in everyday life. It provides facts on everyday places where toxic chemicals may be found, and it gives information about how the environment can affect health. ToxTown includes common environmental hazards in towns, cities, farms, and U.S.-Mexico border communities. The site is interactive and very user-friendly. You click on simple graphics to be directed to specific information that you are interested in learning about.
|Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), U.S. Department of Labor|
|200 Constitution Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20210|
|Phone: ||1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742)|
|TDD: ||1-877-889-5627 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.osha.gov|
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides information about hazards at the workplace and about worker safety.
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil|
|422 South Clinton Avenue|
|Rochester, NY 14620|
|Phone: ||1-800-424-LEAD (1-800-424-5323)|
|Fax: ||(585) 232-3111|
|Web Address: ||www.epa.gov/lead/index.html|
From this Web site, you can get information about lead poisoning, lead exposure, local resources, and lead testing. You can also link to National Lead Information Center information about lead hazards and their prevention.