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Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES)

New Mexico

Please note that these contacts are able to assist with work-related lead exposure questions only. If you have other public health-related questions, please contact the CDC Infoline at 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636).

Mew Mexico

State Contact:

Heidi Krapfl
New Mexico Department of Health
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
1190 St. Francis Dr., Suite N-1320
Santa Fe, NM   87502-6110
Telephone:  (505)476-3577
Fax: (505) 827-0013
E-mail:
 heidi.krapfl@state.nm.us

Available Publications

The following publications can be requested from the State Contact listed above.

  • New Federal Legislation Impacts New Mexico (fact sheet)
  • Adult Lead Poisoning
    • Contractor brochure (in development)
    • Medical Provider brochure (in development)
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning (Available in both English and Spanish)
    • Blood lead levels: what do they mean? (fact sheet)
    • How do I prevent childhood lead poisoning (fact sheet)
    • Lead safe kids coloring book
    • Prevent childhood lead poisoning (brochure)
    • Protect your child from lead poisoning with good nutrition (brochure)
  • Articles
    • 1995 Blood lead levels and prevalence rates for children in New Mexico and the Navajo Nation
    • Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs regarding childhood lead poisoning in New Mexico: a summary (1995)
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