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Notice to Readers Statement on Preventing Childhood Lead Poisoning

On October 7, 1991, CDC released an updated statement on the prevention of childhood lead poisoning. The statement provides guidelines to pediatric health-care providers, public health programs, and others about childhood lead screening, case management for lead-poisoned children, and primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning.

Copies of the statement, Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children, 1991 (1), are available free of charge from Publication Activities, Office of the Director, National Center for Environmental Health and Injury Control, Mailstop F-29, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30333.


  1. CDC. Preventing lead poisoning in young children, 1991. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, 1991.

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