Pediatrician Claudia Fruin, MD, describes the changes in the state’s definition of elevated blood lead, requirements to report blood lead testing, and the importance of testing for lead exposure.
Lead Exposure Questionnaire (227 KB)
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.
English (227 KB)
Spanish (65 KB)
This EPA guide provides guidance on third-party certifications for lead reduction and important information regarding point-of-use (POU) water filter selection.
Lead-Safe Poster (Common Sources) (1.5 MB)
This poster educates on some common sources of lead
English (1.5 MB)
Spanish (1.5 MB)
Lead-Safe Poster (Silent Poison) (25 MB)
This poster reminds parents that lead poisoning is silent, and to ask to have their child tested for lead.
English (25 MB)
Arabic (40 MB)
Burmese (40 MB)
Lead Testing and Treatment Guideline (373 KB)
This is a quick guide for blood lead testing, follow-up and treatment developed by the Utah Lead Coalition.
English (373 KB)
Spanish (108 KB)
How to Avoid Lead Poisoning Brochure (1.1 MB)
This handout gives follow-up information for a parent whose child has an elevated blood lead level.
Prenatal Lead Risk Questionnaire (93 KB)
This questionnaire is an important part of planning for a family and informs expecting mothers or those planning pregnancy on their level of risk for exposing their unborn child to lead.
The WIC program provides services and supplemental foods to low income pregnant women, new mothers, and infants and children up to their 5th birthday. Their Proper Nutrition Guide offers advice on how to slow the body’s absorption of lead.
English (500 KB)
Spanish (3 MB)