Lead Poisoning Resources For more information about lead poisoning and its prevention, visit the following Web sites: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) publishes a manual that explains how renovation projects can be safely conducted. Download a copy of this publication: Lead Paint Safety—A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance and Renovation Work or contact the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-5323 for more information. The Alliance for Healthy Homes provides information on not only lead, but a wise variety of common household environmental toxins. The Rochester Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning provides information on lead poisoning. The Environmental Protection Agency has an excellent manual titled ‘Protect your Family from Lead in your Home’ that you can download at their Web site. Medline Plus of the National Institutes of Healthprovides reputable health information. This site covers many topics on lead poisoning from nutrition, lead in water, etc. The Centers for Disease Control provides an excellent manual which details medical management. The National Center for Healthy Housing provides information about safe repair.