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Preventing Lead Poisoning

Lead is a big problem in San Mateo County: 80% of homes here likely have lead-based paint. Lead is a poison. Lead is harmful even in very small amounts, and it is most dangerous for young children.

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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.

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

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