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Healthy Housing

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Healthy Housing

How to make your home healthier by reducing pests and mold, protect your family from lead and make your home smoke-free.

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Pest- and Mold-Free Homes

Three Steps to a Healthy Home

Pests need water, food, and shelter to live, just like you. Here’s what you and your landlord can do to get rid of them and prevent them from invading your home.

(650) 207-3115
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Protect Your Children from Lead Poisoning

Lead is a poison. Lead is harmful even in very small amounts, and it is most dangerous for young children.

Children with lead in their bodies usually do not look or act sick. A blood lead test is the only way to know if there is lead in your child’s body.

Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. No amount of lead is considered safe. Even small amounts of lead can affect IQ, ability to pay attention, and academic achievement.

Lead is a big problem in San Mateo County: 80% of homes here likely have lead-based paint.

2000 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 573-2877

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