Exide Contamination Information and Resources

Quick way to answer your questions we were asked the most. For more information, please contact Los Angeles County Department of Public Health or call 1-800-LA-4-LEAD (1-800-524-5323)

Protect Your Family's Health Flyer

Protect Your Family's Health

The Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon released harmful chemicals...

Why should I get soil testing?

Soil Testing FAQ

Read more about the benefits of getting your home’s soil tested for lead.

Sign up for free blood lead test

Free Blood Lead Test

This includes the communities of Vernon, Commerce, Maywood, East Los Angeles...

Information for County Workers

Info. for County Workers

Learn more about how you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe from...

Guide to Mental Health Agencies

Mental Health Agencies

It’s normal to feel stress, anxiety, and fear during this time.

Lead FAQ

Lead FAQ

Lead is a metal found in our environment. It can be found naturally...

Stress FAQ

Stress FAQ

This sheet lists actions you can take to help yourself deal with these feelings.

Cancer FAQ

Cancer FAQ

It’s normal to have health-related questions during these types of events.

Medical Provider FAQ

Medical Provider FAQ

Increased risks of health effects resulting from emissions that came from this plant.