Lead Paint: Additional Resources

There are many people working on the issue of childhood lead poisoning in the State of Maine:

Maine's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Maine's CLPPP is part of Maine's Center for Disease Control. They have great information for parents, healthcare providers, landlords/property managers, and others.

Find their website here.

Maine's Public Health Data Portal

Maine tracks the following measures associated with childhood lead poisoning.

Estimates of the Number and Percentage of Children Less than 3 Years Old with Lead Poisoning (Blood Lead Levels >5 ug/dL)
Blood Lead Screening
Risk Factors (Homes Built Before 1950 and Poverty)

Lead poisoning and screening data are available for single or combined years for 2003-2014. Data about age of housing and poverty levels are from the 2000 census and the 2010-2014 American Community Survey.

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Lewiston Auburn Lead Program

The twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine have a joint program designed to address lead hazards. It is a collaborative effort between the City of Lewiston, City of Auburn, Community Concepts Inc., and Healthy Androscoggin. It is a dynamic program model for integrating green and healthy housing interventions with strategies to create lead safe, healthy, and affordable homes for low income families in Lewiston and Auburn.

Find their website here.

National Center for Disease Control: Lead Program

CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is committed to the Healthy people 2020 goals of eliminating blood lead levels ≥ 10 µg/dL and differences in average risk based on race and social class as public health concerns. The program is part of the National Center for Environmental Health's Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services.

Find their website here.

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