Louisiana Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

2017 Schedule of Activities

Sunday, October 22, 2017

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Day
    • What: A presentation to church members on lead poisoning prevention and carbon monoxide poisoning and distribution of Lead Week awareness packets
    • Where: Wilton United Methodist Church - Alexandria
    • When: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Address: 1888 Overton St, Alexandria, La. 70301
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Day
    • What: A presentation to church members on lead poisoning prevention and carbon monoxide poisoning and distribution of Lead Week awareness packets
    • Where: Mark’s United Methodist Church - Alexandria
    • When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Address: 712 Avoyelles Drive, Alexandria, La. 71302
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Day
    • What: A presentation to church members on lead poisoning prevention and carbon monoxide poisoning and distribution of Lead Week awareness packets
    • Where: Hebron Baptist Church – Denham Springs
    • When: 5: p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Address: Highway 16, Denham Springs, La. 70726

Monday, October 23, 2017

  • 2000 statewide packets on lead poisoning prevention are mailed to Early Head Start and Head Start centers, WIC clinics, parents, contractors, Lead Care II Providers, churches and pediatricians.
  • Press releases are sent to media organizations statewide and a message is included in LDH Today, BFH Newsletter, BFH Facebook and Twitter social networks to all state employees.
  • Launch of the newly released LHHCLPPP Video and Radio Ads on the LHHCLPPP website.
  • Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead poisoning prevention presentation
    • What: Training to Delta Community College Nursing students
    • Where: Lake Providence Campus-Delta Community College
    • When: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    • Address: 156 Highway 883-1, Lake Providence, La. 71254
  • Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead poisoning prevention presentation
    • What: Training to Delta Community College Nursing students
    • Where: Lake Providence Campus-Delta Community College
    • When: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Address: 156 Highway 883-1, Lake Providence, La. 71254
  • Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead poisoning prevention presentation
    • What: Training to Delta Community College Nursing students
    • Where: Tallulah Campus-Delta Community College
    • When: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    • Address: 132 Old Highway 65 South, Tallulah, La. 71284
  • Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead poisoning prevention presentation
    • What: Training to Delta Community College Nursing students
    • Where: Bastrop Campus-Delta Community College
    • When: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Address: 729 Kammell Street, Bastrop, La. 71221

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: Crescent City WIC Clinic and Healthy Start Program
    • When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Address: 429 Wall Blvd., Gretna, La. 70056
  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: OPH Region 1-Metairie WIC Clinic
    • When: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Address: 111 North Causeway Blvd., Gretna, La. 70056
  • Lead poisoning prevention training for pediatric medical residents
    • Where: Tulane-Lakeside Hospital
    • When: 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: OPH Region 1-Metairie WIC Clinic
    • When: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Address: 111 North Causeway Blvd., Gretna, La. 70056
  • Lead Prevention Presentation-UNO-Methods of Health Education Class
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to public health students on lead poisoning prevention
    • Where: University of New Orleans-Education Building
    • When: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Address: 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, La. 70148

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017

  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where:Edna Pillsbury WIC Clinic
    • When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Address: 2222 Simon Bolivar Ave., New Orleans, La. 70113
  • LHHCLPPP State Advisory Board Meeting
    • What: Strategic Planning meeting of key stakeholders to review statewide and targeted initiatives for the CDC grant, new HUD Grant requirements, statewide training information, distribution of statewide lead screening information, and the Announcement of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Champion Partner Awardee
    • Where: Benson Tower Building-20th Floor Large Conference Room
    • When: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Address: 1450 Poydras Street, New Orleans, La. 70112

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: Crescent City WIC Clinic and Healthy Start Program
    • When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Address: 429 Wall Blvd., Gretna, La. 70056
  • Lead –Safe and Healthy Homes Educational Display and Presentation
    • What: Lead Prevention and Healthy Homes outreach to general public
    • Where: Army Corp of Engineers Annual Health and Safety Fair
    • When: 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
    • Address: 7400 Leake Avenue, New Orleans, La. 70118
  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: Children’s Medical Center WIC Clinic
    • When: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Address: 1347 West bank Expressway, Westwego, La. 70094

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: Marrero WIC Clinic and Healthy Start Program
    • When: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Address: 429 Wall Blvd., Gretna, La. 70056
  • Lead poisoning prevention training and outreach
    • What: Lead Prevention training and outreach to parents
    • Where: Children’s Medical Center WIC Clinic
    • When: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Address: 1347 West bank Expressway, Westwego, La. 70094

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention outreach to general public
    • What: Educational display and presentations at the Daughters/Amerihealth HEDIS Outreach Event
    • Where: Daughters of Charity Health Service of New Orleans-Carrolton Office
    • When: 8 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Address: 3201 South Carrolton, New Orleans, La. 70118
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention outreach to general public
    • What: Educational display and presentations at the Boo at the Zoo event
    • Where: Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo event
    • When: 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Address: 1405 Bernstein Park Drive, Monroe, La. 71202
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention outreach to general public
    • What: Educational display and presentations at the JENA Band of Choctaws Annual Health Fair and Fall Festival Outreach event
    • Where: Highway 45 South East, Trout, La
    • When: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Address: JBC Health Department, PO Box 14, Jena, La. 71342

If you have any questions about the 2017 Lead Prevention Week activities, Lead Prevention and the Carbon Monoxide Trainings, please call the Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at (504) 568-8254 or send an e-mail to trina.evans@la.gov.

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Office of Public Health’s (OPH) Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LHHCLPPP) participates in NLPPW with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).