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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

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The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program works to eliminate childhood lead poisoning by educating the public about lead poisoning, identifying and caring for lead burdened children, and preventing environmental exposures to lead.

Case management services by Public Health Nurses include home visits, counseling assistance in identifying lead hazards in the home, referrals to the Women Infants and Children Program (WIC), Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP) and other appropriate resources.

Additional Resources:

​Contact Information:

 

Elizabeth M. Aguirre, MBA
Health Education Specialist
935 Broadway St., El Centro, CA 92243
Tel: (442) 265-1451
Email: elizabethaguirre@co.imperial.ca.us