Provide parents and guardians with lead educational material that include the following factsheets:

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Parents (English)

Resource Links: Pediatrics

Guidelines for the Identification and Management of Lead Exposure in Children

 Resource List

Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs in Scott County

Iowa Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

IDPH Physician Guidelines for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

CDC Lead Poisoning Prevention

CDC Lead Poisoning Prevention in Newly Arrived Refugee Children Tool Kit

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Recalls of consumer products: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Publications

Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Statement (2012): Low Level Lead Exposure Harms Children: A Renewed Call for Primary Prevention

Environmental Health Perspectives (2008): US Children’s Lead Exposures, 2008: Implications for Prevention

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2006): Recommendations for Lead Poisoning Prevention in Newly Arrived Refugee Children

American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement (2009): Lead Exposure in Children: Prevention, Detection and Management

Educational Materials for Parents

What Your Child’s Blood Lead Test Means

CDC: Information for Parents

CDC: Lead Poisoning Words to Know from A – Z

CDC: Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning

IDPH: Protect Your Child from Lead Poisoning with Food Safety & Nutrition

Fighting Lead Poisoning with a Healthy Diet

WIC: Get the Most Iron Every Day

Lead Poisoning: How to Protect Iowa Families

EPA: Lead Poisoning and Your Children

EPA: Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home