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Nassau County Department of Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Contact Information - 516.227.9665

Recent Data Reports & Announcements - Nassau County

New: Recorded Webinar

Childhood Lead Screening
Presented by: Hanjo Kwon-Anderson

Hanjo Kwon-Anderson is a resident physician of the Department of Family, Population & Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital, Long Island, New York. During her residency training, she evaluated various programs related to population and public health and presented the outcomes at national conferences. She also completed an internship in Pediatrics at Stony Brook University Hospital. She received a B.E. from Handong University in South Korea, an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a D.O. from Nova Southeastern University. She has a rich and varied experience in working with children in ministry settings and through community outreach efforts to inner-city children in South Korea. She has a passion for closing the health disparity gap in children.

RECORDED WEBINAR can be found here

Guidance to Go!
iPhone app now available for medical providers for lead poisoning prevention – iTunes Download

Important Information

  1. EPA Finalizes $3.2 Million Plan to Cleanup Arsenic and Lead in Soil at the former Li Tungsten Property in Glen Cove, N.Y.
  2. Memo: Nassau County Department of Health's Role in Preventing Lead Poisoning (PDF)
  3. 2012 Health Advisory: Lead Poisoning in Children Associated with Some Ayurvedic Medications from India (PDF)
  4. Health Warning: Some Imported Items That Contain Lead (NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene)
  5. Good Nutrition Helps Your Family Get Ahead of Lead ( English (PDF);  Spanish (PDF))

Guidance,Laws & Regulations

Guidance Document for Health Care Professionals: Guidelines for the Identification and Management of Lead Exposure in Children

New York State Department of Health Summary of Changes to NYS Public Health Law and Regulations: Blood Lead Testing, Reporting and Follow-up

New York State Public Health Laws and Regulations for Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control


Risk Assessments

Lead assessment-Child (English) (PDF)

Lead assessment-Child (Spanish)

Lead Assessment - Pregnant (PDF)

Case Studies

Case Study #1 (PDF)

CPSC

Lead Recall Notifications

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Product Recalls

New York State Department of Health - Lead Hazard Product Recalls

CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lead Homepage 

International Adoption and Prevention of Lead Poisoning

MMWR-Lead in Drinking Water and Human Blood Levels in the United States (PDF)

Academyof Peds

American Academy of Pediatrics Lead Policy Statement