Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Program

Community Health Partners is the lead agency in a 5 county lead poisoning prevention coalition.  The coalition works to reduce childhood lead poisoning by encouraging routine lead testing in children, making home visits to children with high lead levels, and inspecting and remediating the residences of lead poisoned children.

Click here for more information about lead poisoning.

For information about the lead coalition contact Community Health Partners by emailing chp@siouxcountychp.org or calling 712-727-2971 or (1-800) 435-3454.

Community Health Partners is only authorized to do lead inspections under the direction of the Iowa Department of Public Health in homes of children with confirmed high blood lead levels.   If you would like your home tested, a list of commercial lead inspectors is available from IDPH at this website.

The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund can provide financial assistance to owner-occupied households who need lead hazard reduction activities done to their homes. Please see the links to the brochure and application below for more information.

NWI Housing Trust Fund- Financial Assistance for Repairs

NWI Housing Trust Fund Application

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