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The mission of the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is to protect the health of Delawareans by preventing childhood lead poisoning and promoting health among children (0 – 6 years of age) through education, safe environments, screening and early intervention.


Lead screenings for the week of April 3, 2023:


HHLPP accomplishes this mission by:

  • Increasing public awareness of the dangers of lead poisoning
  • Preventing/controlling lead hazards before exposure occurs
  • Universal screening of pre-school children
  • Case management, education and/or environmental investigation for children found lead poisoned.


Childhood Blood Lead Surveillance in Delaware 2022 Annual Report

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Delaware's Lead Program is Seeking Input From Contractors
on Upcoming Training

Parent and Caregiver Information
Parents and Caregivers
Learn How to Protect the Children in Your Care
Lead Contractor Certification
Contractors - Lead Abatement and RRP
Certification and Lead-Safe Practices
Information for Landlords and Tenants
Landlords and Tenants
Information on Lead Issues in Rental Properties
Medical Providers .
Medical Providers
Screening Requirements and Other Resources

For more information, please contact the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.

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Disclosure of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing

Lead In Your Home: A Parent’s Reference Guide

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