Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The Ventura County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) provides services to the community to increase awareness regarding the hazards of lead exposure, reduce lead exposure, and increase the number of children assessed and appropriately blood tested for lead poisoning. Our mission is to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of lead poisoning among Ventura County’s children under six and other high-risk children. 


Our Services

  • Information and resources for lead poisoning prevention
  • Community health worker outreach and education available in English/ Spanish
  • Public health nurse case management services
  • Environmental Health Specialist services for community outreach and home inspection to children with elevated blood lead levels
  • Community referrals and resources for lead screening Community outreach at public events and health fairs

For more information about our services, click here!

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Blood Lead Testing
Blood lead testing can be done as part of the Well Child Physical or can be requested by your Primary Care Doctor; please schedule an appointment with your clinic. Free testing is available to all eligible children for Medi-Cal Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Gateway.

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Click here to check out our educational handouts, posters, and additional online resources for you and your family.

Healthcare Provider Resources
Click here to check out the latest guidelines and additional online resources for your practice. Please visit for information on referrals to Healthy Homes Ventura County, a free lead paint abatement program for those that qualify.

Product Recalls and Consumer Warnings
For the latest recalls and safety alerts, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website.

Contact Us

Phone: (805) 981-5291

To order educational handouts, posters, and brochures, please complete the Materials Order Form and email it to                                      
Visit the California Department of Public Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch for additional lead exposure and poisoning information.

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