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New York City. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program



Address:253 Broadway, 12th Floor, CN-58 New York NY 10007
Telephone(s):212-226-5323 3-1-1
Fax:212-442-3156
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/lead/lead.shtml


Description:

The mission of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is to prevent and control childhood lead poisoning by:

Promoting early detection of lead poisoning
through screening.
Providing services for lead poisoned pregnant women, children, their families, and their health-care providers. Promoting public and private action to prevent lead poisoning by reducing children's exposure to lead hazards in the environment.




Hours:

Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.


Services Offered:Health EducationInstructional MaterialsPublic Awareness / EducationPublic HealthWorkshops / Symposiums
Target Groups(By Need):Parents