Lead is a poison. Lead is harmful even in very small amounts, and
it is most dangerous for young children.
The San Mateo County Lead Prevention Program’s mission is to
prevent lead exposure for young children. We provide case
management support around reducing lead exposure as well as other
preventative services that families may need, such as referrals
to community resources. Home visits and services are provided by
Public Health Nurses and Senior Community Workers.
- Home visit to identify triggers and provide education around
- Developing plan with families to address concerns.
- Support around scheduling blood level lead tests.
- Collaborate with medical providers and Environmental Health