The Stratford Health Department is notified by the State Laboratory of all cases of elevated blood lead levels. We conduct a complete lead investigation for each case and work with property owners to conduct necessary abatement safely.

The SHD also offers guidance to homeowners to avoid lead poisoning.

Don't Spread the Lead

Watch video on how to remove lead safely from your home

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To learn more about the dangers of lead poisoning and how to protect your family, check out the following site State Department of Public Health Lead Program.

For more information concerning the recall of toys containing excessive amounts of lead check the following websites:




For information concerning the requirements of the new EPA certification for building and painting professionals - Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) click here.

Guide for contractors, property managers, maintanence personnell working in homes built before 1978.

What parents should know about childhood lead poisoning.