US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is committed to providing safe and healthy homes for all families and children by addressing housing conditions that threaten the health of residents, coordinating disparate health and housing agendas, supporting key research, targeting reinforcement efforts, and providing tools to build sustainable local programs that mitigate housing-related health hazards. To access
OLHCHH also provides funds to state and local governments to develop cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards; provides public outreach and technical assistance; and conducts technical studies to help protect children and their families from health and safety hazards in the home. Check out our newest publications for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Outreach materials and publications can be viewed and downloaded at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/healthy_homes/outreach_materials_publications
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 24-30, 2021
Each year, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) is a call to bring together individuals, organizations, industry, and state, tribal, and local governments to increase lead poisoning prevention awareness in an effort to reduce childhood exposure to lead. NLPPW highlights the many ways parents can reduce children’s exposure to lead in their environment and prevent its serious health effects. Promotional materials may be found at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/healthy_homes/nlppw