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Utah Kids and Lead Poisoning Prevention Brochure

This brochure describes the common sources and risks of lead exposure, how to prevent lead poisoning in your child, and the importance of getting your child screened

Lead Exposure Questionnaire

This questionnaire should be administered to children from 6 months to 6 years of age at well-child visits. Blood lead testing is recommended on all children at 1 and 2 years of age and up to age 6 years if never tested.

Prenatal Lead Risk Questionnaire

Parent Guide for Child with Elevated Blood Lead Level

This handout gives follow-up information for a parent or caregiver whose child has an elevated blood lead level.

  • English
  • Spanish (Plomo Elevado en Sangre Guía de Seguimiento para Padres y Guardianes)

Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home Booklet

Why Toxic Chemicals are More Dangerous to Children

PICA & LEAD POISONING

This factsheet explains what PICA behavior is and how it relates to lead poisoning.

Nutrition Guideline for Decreasing Lead Absorption

Nutrition is important for lead poisoning prevention. Foods high in Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin C can slow the body’s absorption of lead.

Lead Awareness Recipe Handout

Lead-Safe Poster (Common Sources)

This poster educates on some common sources of lead.

Lead Safe Poster (Silent Poison)

This poster reminds parents that lead poisoning is silent, and to ask to have their child tested for lead.

Occupational Guidelines for Worksites in Utah

Utah Poison Control Center

Lead Exposure in Hunting, Recreation, and Occupations

Lead in Wild Game Meat

Working With and Around Lead

Protecting Workers From Lead Hazards at Indoor Firing Ranges

Lead Hazards at Indoor Firing Ranges Brochure (MSU)

Lead in Indoor Shooting and Firing Ranges

Lead and Shooting Ranges Poster

Local Resources to Protect Your Family 

Lead Education Home Visiting Program: SL County Health

Salt Lake County Lead-Safe Housing Program

Schools/Educators

How to Work with Kids with Elevated BLL:
CDC Educational Interventions for Children Affected by Lead

Impact of Lead on Learning:
Impact of Early childhood Exposure on Educational Test Performance

Lead Impact on Learning

Many think of lead as an issue of the past. For many children, lead exposure can still affect a child’s ability to learn. Read this report to learn more about the effects of lead exposure in the classroom.

Reducing Lead Exposure in Your Home Daycare

Utah Lead Free Learning Initiative

Homeowners, Renters, Landlords, and Contractors

Lead Safe Housing Program

Small Entity Compliance Guide

Map of Houses Built Prior to 1978 in Salt Lake County

Utah DEQ Lead-Based Paint Program

List of Lead-Based Paint Certified Contractors

EPA’s Lead-Safe Renovation, Repair, and Painting Guide

Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Occupational Blood Lead Guideline

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognized Lead Paint Test Kit Fact Sheet

Disclosure and Acknowledgement Regarding Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards

Home, Water, and Soil Lead Testing

Utah APPLETREE Program

This program is responsible for evaluating and responding to environmental public health issues in Utah. These duties include public health assessments, health consultations, exposure investigations, health education, and community involvement.

How to Get Your Soil Tested for Lead

Utah Division of Drinking Water

Lead Testing Labs

Guide to Lead Filters for Water

School Water Testing Information

Utah DEQ Lead-Based Paint Program

List of Lead-Based Paint Certified Contractors

Salt Lake County Lead-Safe Housing Program

See if your Salt Lake County home qualifies for free lead remediation. This includes a home risk assessment and remediation if necessary.

Local Programs and Services

Lead Education Home Visiting Program:
SL County Health

Lead Poisoning Prevention:
SL County Health

Salt Lake County Lead-Safe Housing Program

Baby Watch Early Intervention Program

  • Provides support and services to families with children up to age three years who have developmental delays or disabilities through early screening and detection, data integration, care coordination, education, intervention, and life transitions. See their list of local programs.

Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Utah Department of Health

Utah Poison Control Center

National Resources

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

Environmental Protection Agency (Lead)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

National Center for Healthy Housing State Health Department Guidelines on Lead

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Maternal Child Health Lead Poisoning Prevention Toolkit

Value of Lead Prevention

AAP Policy Statement Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity

Consumer Product Safety Commission: Lead Recalls

Salt Lake County Lead Safe Housing Program: Leady Lucy talks to Jose about how to be lead safe.
Leady Lucy talks to Jose about how to be lead safe.
Salt Lake County’s Lead Safe Housing Program is the perfect place to learn how to protect your child from harmful lead exposure.
Salt Lake County Lead Safe Housing Program
Salt Lake County offers free lead poisoning prevention resources.
SL County offers free lead poisoning prevention resources

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