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City of Milwaukee Lead Poisoning Prevention

The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) is a nationally recognized, award-winning program working to prevent lead exposure to children and provide comprehensive services to children and families.

About Lead Exposure

Lead is a natural element found in our environment and was once used in a variety of products. To prevent lead poisoning, know the sources of lead and ways you can control or eliminate exposure.


Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

The MHD CLPPP operates a primary prevention program to make properties lead-safe and responds to reports of elevated blood lead levels in children.


Data & Reports

Find MHD childhood lead poisoning prevalence and testing data, and lead abatement orders.



Find tips and information for preventing lead exposure and safely managing lead hazards.






Contact Us

Zeidler Municipal Building
841 N. Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Northwest Health Center
7630 W. Mill Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53218

(414) 286-2165



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