More Information on CLPPP

CLPPP offers a range of primary and secondary prevention services to children, families, and others of Shelby County, TN. CLPPP participates in outreach and educational activities designed to raise local awareness about the danger of lead exposure and poisoning, educate parents and communities on reducing exposure to lead in the environment, prevent serious health effects, and learn about the importance of testing children for lead. CLPPP collaborates with various community partners to educate and engage key stakeholders to prevent childhood lead poisoning. CLPPP provides education and training to professionals who serve as distribution channels to families, especially those living in geographical areas with a higher risk of lead exposure. 

CLPPP is committed to caring for lead-poisoned children and identifying and eliminating sources of lead exposure. Services provided include nursing case management and environmental investigations for lead-poisoned children and education to health care providers, community groups, and families. CLPPP efforts are according to the  Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Chapter 1200-01-18-.01, Lead-Based Paint Abatement.

 For more information, please call a CLPPP team member or by email

With your support and collaboration, we can prevent childhood lead exposure, educate parents, school administration, and the community about the dangers of lead in the environment, and the importance of screening children and facilities for lead hazards.