Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program
Eliminating Lead Poisoning In San Diego
Childhood lead poisoning is the number one environmental health problem facing children today. Unlike many diseases, lead poisoning is entirely preventable. The Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program serves as the primary liaison for connecting the community with resources to prevent lead poisoning. We are working with a collaboration of agencies dedicated towards eliminating childhood lead poisoning.
- Overview of Lead Safety and Healthy Homes Program
- Notify the City of Existing Lead Hazards (deteriorated paint or contractors not using lead safe work practices)
- Lead Hazard Prevention and Control Ordinance
- EPA Certified Renovator and Other Trainings
- Blood Lead Testing Clinics
- Learn about Lead and its Dangers
- Keys to Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning
- Children's Education Activities
- Healthy Homes Related Training
- Other Resources
- If you plan on doing your own home renovation, first learn how to do the work correctly so you don't contaminate yourself or your household. Download a free copy of "Don't Spread Lead" in English, Spanish or Vietnamese.
Lead Hazard Abatement Grant
The LSHHP has recently been awarded $3.4 million from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OHHLHC) to abate lead hazards in housing at no cost to the property owner. Click here to learn more.