Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention An Office of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Lead poisoning: track it, prevent it. Turn information into action with new data, now through 2017, about lead poisoning, screening, and risk factors for Maine and its towns, high-risk areas and counties.
Data at work. The Maine Tracking Network shows how a state law requiring carbon monoxide detectors is working to dramatically increase the number of detectors in rental homes in Maine.

Your Connection to Maine Environmental Public Health Data

Data portal

Go to the Maine Tracking Network data portal to:

  • View health and environmental data
  • Search for health and environmental data by geographic region
  • Compare data across age groups, genders, regions, and time periods
  • Make and download your own customized tables, charts, and maps
  • Link to other state data and resources
  • Explore these topics in the data portal and on this site:
    • Air Quality
    • Asthma
    • Birth Defects
    • Birth Outcomes
    • Cancer
    • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Heat Illness
    • Lead Poisoning
    • Tickborne Diseases
    • Myocardial Infarction
    • Private Well Water
    • Public Water Supply



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May 07, 2019

In Maine, almost 150,000 people live with asthma. Maine is one of the few states where asthma affects more adults than children. Approximately 1 in 9 adults in Maine has asthma compared to 1 in 12 nationally.

Nov 30, 2018

Sixty-eight percent of carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings in Maine occur in the winter months between November and March. CO poisoning often occurs when people use gas-powered generators improperly, work on running engines in enclosed spaces, or run heating appliances that are not maintained or have blocked vents.

Oct 22, 2018

October 21-27, 2018, is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and we are spreading the word about how to protect children from lead. In Maine, lead paint dust is the most common cause of childhood lead poisoning.