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Concerned About Lead

If you are concerned about lead in your home, school, or child care center, connect with someone who can help.

If you think your child has been exposed to lead:

  • Talk to your child’s health care provider about a lead test.
  • Contact a local environmental health specialist to find out how to remove sources of lead.

The North Carolina Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program coordinates services to fight childhood lead poisoning. Local environmental health specialists can help you get the right resources to identify whether lead is present, and how to get rid of it.

NC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program hours of operation:

Monday through Friday
9 am – 5 pm

If your child needs urgent medical attention, please call 911.