Public Health Professionals

CDC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program aims to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in the United States by developing programs and policies, collaborating with federal, state, and local partners, and supporting state and local health departments. The following resources provide materials, tools, and resources for public health professionals.

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Blood Lead Levels in Children pdf icon[PDF – 100 KB] – fact sheet with information on blood lead levels in children.

Know the Facts pdf icon[PDF – 276 KB] – fact sheet with general lead poisoning prevention information, in English pdf icon[PDF – 276 KB] and en Español. pdf icon[PDF – 217 KB]

5 Things You Can Do To Help Lower Your Child’s Lead Level pdf icon[PDF – 234 KB] – fact sheet with information on how to help lower elevated blood lead levels, in English pdf icon[PDF – 234 KB] and en Español. pdf icon[PDF – 166 KB]

A Healthy Home for Everyone: The Guide for Families and Individuals pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB] – booklet with information and action steps for creating a healthy and safe home.

10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure pdf icon[PDF – 7.5 MB]external icon – assessment of the risks communities face and key federal, state, and local solutions.

LAMP: A CDC Program to Ensure the Quality of Blood-Lead Laboratory Measurementsexternal icon – information on CDC’s program to ensure quality of blood-lead laboratory measurements.

Lead Poisoning Prevention: The Unfinished Agendaexternal icon – special supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2020 Partner Information Toolkit pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]external icon – guide for preparing and promoting lead poisoning prevention activities or events at the local level, in English pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]external icon and en Español pdf icon[PDF – 2.5 MB]external icon.

Sustainability of Funding Toolkit for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB] – overview of sources of funding and revenue streams available to state childhood lead poisoning prevention programs and strategies for sustainability planning.