Lead Awareness
How to Get Help regarding Lead Poisoning

To receive more information about lead sources, poisoning, how to protect your child from lead hazards, and landlord obligations, please call the Allegany County Health Department Lead Nurse at (301) 759-5077.

For lead testing contact your pediatrician or health care provider.

For additional information and to register your property in the Maryland State Lead Rental Property Registry, please contact:
Maryland Department of the Environment
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 630
Baltimore, MD 21230-1719
(410) 537-3000 or toll-free in Maryland 1-800-776-2706

For information about Rental Property Owner Maryland State Requirements and Compliance call 1-800-776-2706 or (410) 537-4199 (local Baltimore Calls).

Other Helpful Links

The Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

Environmental Protection Agency

Housing and Urban Development

MD Department of Health and Mental Hygiene www.dhmh.maryland.gov