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Lead Poisoning Prevention

The City of Milwaukee Health Department Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (MHD CLPPP) is a nationally recognized, award-winning program. Approximately 40 employees provide comprehensive services to lead poisoned children and their families as well as innovative primary prevention efforts aimed at preventing lead poisoning before it occurs.

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Case Management Services

Descriptions of how children are placed into our Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program based on blood lead levels.

Lead Testing Recommendations and Frequently Asked Questions

Recommended lead testing guidelines for children and answers to frequently asked questions on testing.

Guidelines for Contractors

Guidelines for contractors preforming lead-related work while in the City of Milwaukee.

Open Lead Abatement Work Orders

List of Milwaukee properties that have been notified of positive test results for lead presence and have received lead abatement orders for those properties.

Lead Abatement Assesments against Non-compliant Property Owners

Description of assessment process and listing of non-compliant properties that will receive a tax assessment for ordered abatement improvements.

Primary Prevention Program

Description of the lead abatement portion of our CLPPP along with supporting materials.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Data & Reports

Recent data reflecting the success of our Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, along with special reports on lead poisoning issues in Milwaukee and Wisconsin.