Protect Your Child From Environmental Health Risks

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Lead is a heavy metal that was once used in paint, water pipes, gasoline, pottery and several other products. You cannot see or smell lead, so you can have it in or near your home without even knowing it.

Fact Sheets (PDF format):

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For Extension Agents and lesson leaders:
The following resources are available for your use in presenting lessons about lead concerns. The teaching guide below provides suggestions for using the materials accessible from this site.

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