Communication Resources

Communication Tools and Resources Available for Use and Distribution

Fact Sheets

Exposure to Lead can Seriously Harm a Child’s Health – the adverse health effects of lead exposure.

Lead in the Environment Infographic – where lead can be found throughout a child’s environment.

Lead Poisoning is 100% Preventable – steps to make your home lead-safe.


Lead Exposure – causes, symptoms, and prevention of childhood lead poisoning, in English and en Español.

Mission Unleaded: How to test children for lead with maximum accuracy – reducing the risk of contamination during blood collection for lead testing.

Additional Materials

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2020 Partner Information Toolkit pdf icon[PDF – 1.5 MB]external icon – guide for preparing and promoting lead poisoning prevention activities or events at the local level, in English pdf icon[PDF – 1.2 MB]external icon and en Español. pdf icon[PDF 2.5 MB]external icon

Ethan’s House Gets Healthier with a Visit from the Lead Poisoning Prevention Team pdf icon[PDF – 2.83 MB] – children’s coloring book on making a home lead safe.

Is There Lead in the Water? pdf icon[PDF – 1.14 MB] – children’s activity book that parents can use to talk with their children about lead in the water.

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.

The Lead Poisoning Words to Know from A to Z glossary pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB] – dictionary that gives the meaning of words you often hear or read about lead.