Parents and Caregivers
Lead poisoning is 100% preventable. The key is to stop children from coming into contact with lead. Talk to your healthcare provider about risk factors that may put your family at risk and whether a blood test should be done. If your child has an elevated blood lead level, your child can be connected to follow up services to reduce long-term effects.
The following resources provide information and guidance on how to protect yourself and your family from the effects of lead exposure.
- 5 Things You Can Do to Help Lower Your Child’s Lead Level pdf icon[PDF – 234 KB] and en Español pdf icon[PDF – 166 KB]
- Blood Lead Levels in Children pdf icon[PDF – 305 KB]
- Are You Pregnant? pdf icon[PDF – 127 KB] and en Español pdf icon[PDF – 86 KB]
- Know the Facts pdf icon[PDF – 276 KB] and en Español pdf icon[PDF – 217 KB]
Ethan’s House Gets Healthier with a Visit from the Lead Poisoning Prevention Team pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB] – children’s coloring book on making a home lead safe.
A Healthy Home for Everyone: The Guide for Families and Individuals pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB] – booklet with information and action steps for making your home healthy and safe.