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A Program of the National Nursing Centers Consortium
620 Michigan Ave. NE,Gowan Hall Rm 153.
Washington, DC 20064
202.319.6157

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About Us
Lead Safe D.C. is a non-profit program that combines a broad family education initiative and a grassroots public policy task force with the goal of ridding the nation's capital of childhood lead poisoning.

The program partners with local health centers and maternity wards to provide educational home visits and community center classes on lead. Lead Safe D.C. also has established the Lead Elimination Task Force, which consists of academics, federal and local officials, nurses and doctors who meet monthly to create strategies, form partnerships and leverage resources to attack the problem of lead poisoning.

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News

Washington, D.C.: A National Model for Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Housing

Written by Angela Wyan and Ralph Scott - September 2011

Lead poisoning remains a serious environmental health threat for children in the United States, despite the fact that it is completely preventable. For 30 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has emphasized the need for local jurisdictions to adopt lead poisoning prevention strategies that eliminate lead hazards in a home before a child is exposed...

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Podcasts

Is Your Child Safe from Lead Poisoning?

Renovate Right: Prevent Lead Poisoning in Children

Videos

Lead Poison Prevention for Home Renovators

Workshops

Learn How to Prevent Lead Poisoning and Asthma Triggers in you Home

 

 
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