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


January 24, 2013

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 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.


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