If a child's lead level is elevated, the Pasadena Public Health Department provides same-day investigation on site to find the source of lead and prevent further exposure.
If you are a resident of Pasadena and you are concerned about lead exposure from renovation, repair or painting of your home or a neighbor's home, please call the Pasadena Public Health Department at 626-744-6004. An Environmental Health Specialist will be assigned to investigate your concerns.
To find out more about laws and regulations on home repair and renovation, please visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Renovation, Repair and Painting Program website.
It is only in the last 10 years that candy has been tested for lead. You can't tell if candy has lead in it just by looking at it or tasting it. Check the list for safe candy choices at http://leadinmexicancandy.com/ and ask your health care provider to have your child tested for lead.