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Screening, Testing, and Treatment Guidelines

Utah Lead Coalition Letter to Physicians

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.

Lead Testing Treatment and Guidelines

Medicaid/CHIP Lead Testing Requirements

CDC Refugee Lead Screening Guidelines

Occupational Blood Lead Guideline

Report of the Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Point of Care, Capillary, and Venous Testing

Steps for Collecting Fingerstick Blood Samples in Micro-Vials for Lead Testing

Fingerstick Collection for Lead and Hemoglobin Filter Paper Tests

Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV)

Lead Care Kit Recall: July 6, 2021

Patient Education

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)

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

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

Proper nutrition can slow the body’s absorption of lead. This diet guide offers advice on how to prevent lead absorption.

Leady Lucy Activity Book

  • A fun activity book to engage children in learning about lead poisoning and how to prevent it.
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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