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.