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Center for Disease Control and Prevention Helpline

Provides information on emergency preparedness and response including bioterrorism, chemical and radiation emergencies, mass casualties, natural disasters, severe weather, recent outbreaks and incidence.
Voice: 1-800-232-4636
TDD: 1-888-232-6348
Website: http://www.cdc.gov
Verified: 7/24/2013

National Lead Information Center

Provides information on lead-based paint for the home and safe work practices for renovating. Distributes EPA literature.
Voice: 1-800-424-5323
Website: http://www.epa.gov
Verified: 7/24/2013

EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Safe Drinking Water

Provides information on safe drinking water and policy regulations on a variety of environmental concerns.
Voice: 1-800-426-4791
Website: http://www.epa.gov
Verified: 7/23/2013

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