WV Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

What is Lead Poisoning?

The Disease and its Epidemiology                             Read more about the etiologic agent

Lead Poisoning in Children

Know the facts to keep your children safe.
Read more about lead poisoning prevention in children

Pregnant Women and Lead

Are you Pregnant? Prevent Lead Poisoning. Start Now.
Read more about pregnancy and lead

Protecting Your Family

Protect yourself and your family from lead in the home.
Read more about risk factors in your home

Lead and Your Home

See tips on keeping your home free of lead hazards.
Read more about lead and your home

Community Events

Community Events

Click here to see a list of upcoming events in your community.                                         See community events

Risk Factors

Risk Factors

There are numerous potential sources of lead exposure in your home and water. Is your child at risk?
Read more about risk factors

Data and Statistics

Data and Statistics

​West Virginia children are at high risk for lead poisoning due to the percentage of housing built before 1980 (70.13%).
See county data and statistics