The information on this page is for all housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978.
Find out how to become certified to perform Inspection, Repair and Cleaning (IRC) Practices under the Vermont Lead Poisoning Prevention Law.
Act 66, passed in 2019, requires all Vermont school and child care providers to test their drinking and cooking water for lead. If lead is found at or above the action level, the tap must be taken out of service...
Vermont law requires all schools and licensed or registered child care facilities to test their drinking water for lead and remediate if levels are at or above 4 parts per billion (ppb).
While a major source of lead exposure in Vermont children is paint, lead in older plumbing and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.
The Vermont Lead Poisoning Prevention Law requires owners of rental housing and child care facilities built before 1978 to help prevent lead poisoning.
Children interact with our environment much differently than adults do and continue to grow and develop, which is why children’s environmental health is so important.
There is no safe level of lead in the body. Lead can harm anyone, but babies, young children and pregnant women are at special risk.
This information is for health care professionals. The Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program works with you to ensure that all 1- and 2-year-old children are tested for lead. Vermont law requires that all children are tested for lead at...
What You Need to Know About Lead in Drinking Water Lead is a highly toxic metal. It can be found in both public and private water systems, in household plumbing, and in well components. Until around the 1950s, lead pipes...