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NYC Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene-Lead Poisoning Prevention Program


January 24, 2013

 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.