Safe and Healthy Homes
Safe and Healthy Homes is a primary prevention partnership linking parents and resources in an effort to abate lead hazards before toddlers begin crawling and exploring the home environment and to provide primary care providers updated updated information on primary prevention and screening for lead exposure. Safe and Healthy Homes is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
All HFS-enrolled children must be screened with a blood lead test at ages 12 and 24 months, or up to 72 months, if they have not been previously screened.
Forms that are necessary for Illinois pediatricians to conduct lead screening to treat children who have been lead poisoned. [...more]
Resources for providers to learn more about lead poisoning prevention and treatment. [...more]
Resources for providers to make available to patients and parents regarding lead poisoning prevention and treatment in Illinois. [...more]
Director, Prevention Projects
1400 W. Hubbard Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
312/733-1026, ext 213
Safe and Healthy Homes: A Primary Prevention Partnership Linking Parents and Resources is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development