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Keep Our Children Safe From Lead!

DMAHS Lead Poisoning Prevention Resource Materials

Welcome to the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services Lead Poisoning Prevention Resource site. These resources have been created to explain how children ages 6 and younger can get lead poisoning, how it harms a child's health, and what you can do to prevent it.

Download a teacher's lead poisoning prevention instruction manual (PDF) designed to educate parents and children.

This booklet (PDF) contains facts on lead poisoning of interest to parents and caregivers.

Download a childhood lead poisoning poster (PDF) that is available in English and Spanish.

Download a childhood lead poisoning flyer (PDF) that is available in English and Spanish.
 

Lead Poisoning Information Packets

Download these easy to read documents on lead poisoning that are available in multiple languages.

  English
Spanish
Arabic
Portuguese
Vietnamese
Russian 


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Lead and Other Environmental Toxins...

old paint on windowsills often has lead contentThe DHS  Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities (OPDD) is charged with educating the public about the preventable causes of disabilities, such as ingesting lead (from paint, toys or other sources) or new chemical toxins in everyday items around the home. 

paint is the leading source of lead ingestion by childrenGo to our OPDD Lead Poisoning and Environmental Toxins website for more information about lead and other environmental dangers that can affect newborns and infants during the prenatal, pregnancy, postnatal and early childhood phases of their lives.  

 
 
 
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