Request for Proposal: Healthcare Provider Outreach and Education for Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention

June 1, 2018

Chicago Department of Public Health has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for:  Healthcare Provider Outreach and Education for Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention. Aligned with Healthy Chicago 2.0, this program supports:  Reducing the percentage of children under 3 years with elevated blood lead levels is a core focus of the Healthy Chicago 2.0 plan.  This funding is specifically designated to reduce the percentage of lead-poisoned young children living in very low child opportunity communities by 10% annually. CDPH is providing funding to one (1) successful respondent through this RFP to partner with an organization to develop and conduct education and outreach activities to prevent lead poisoning targeting healthcare providers (e.g., medical office managers, nurses, medical assistants, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, etc.) in Chicago community areas where there is a higher risk of lead exposure. 

All suppliers are required to register under the iSupplier portal at prior to reviewing and submitting a proposal.  Upon registering, you may review and respond to the RFQ application here:


RFP Release Date:  Friday, June 1, 2018

Pre-Solicitation Conference (date, time, and location):

Friday, June 15, 2018

Chicago Department of Public Health

333 South State Street, Room 200

Chicago, IL 60604

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Deadline for Questions: Monday, June 18, 2018

Contract Start Date:  Monday, October 1, 2018

Any questions, contact Michele Reed directly at 312-746-4184 or via email at

Proposals are due Friday, June 29, 2018 at 12:00pm CST.




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