Lead Information

Lead Based Hazards are a legacy of Buffalo’s industrial heritage and remain in many of our older homes and buildings. The City of Buffalo 311 Center has a “Lead Line” where you can file a complaint about lead or request to have your home or apartment tested.

To safeguard the children in your home or apartment from suffering the damaging effects of lead poisoning, it is necessary to keep the home as dust free as possible, especially around windows and doors, and keep painted surfaces intact.

When making renovations or repairs or painting, proper techniques should be used so that lead based hazards can be successfully mitigated or remediated. Information and programs are available at the websites listed.

Get Ahead of Lead             Landlord Attestation (PDF)             Online Lead Attestation Form              

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) offers the following programs that support the elimination of lead poisoning:

For more information about these programs, or for general information on how to help prevent lead poisoning, contact the ECDOH Environmental Health Division at 716-961-6800.

Multilingual Community Flyers

ARABIC:             Healthy Home Guide              Lead Safety Flyer                   Wipe Out Lead           

BENGALI:                                                          Lead Safety Flyer                  

BURMESE:         Healthy Home Guide              Lead Safety Flyer                   Wipe Out Lead

ENGLISH:           Healthy Home Guide              Lead Safety Flyer                   Wipe Out Lead

FRENCH:                                                           Lead Safety Flyer

KAREN:              Healthy Home Guide                                                             Wipe Out Lead

NEPALI:              Healthy Home Guide                                                             Wipe Out Lead

SOMALI:             Healthy Home Guide              Lead Safety Flyer                   Wipe Out Lead

SPANISH:           Healthy Home Guide              Lead Safety Flyer                   Wipe Out Lead

SWAHILI:                                                           Lead Safety Flyer

Other Useful Lead Resources