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Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future

Get Your House Tested. Get Your Kids Tested. Get the Facts.

Educating parents about the dangers of lead exposure to young children and what actions can be taken to protect children from harm is important all year round. Key messages are “Get Your Home Tested. Get Your Kids Tested. Get the Facts.”

Materials include:

Lead-Free Kids poster

Camera-ready posters/flyers (Exit DHS) and ones that you can modify to add your agency’s information.

Sample press release (Exit DHS) that you can customize for your community.

Newsletter article (Exit DHS) for organizations’ publications, e.g., schools, PTAs.

Key messages (Exit DHS) that you can use as “tweets” or when talking with the media or the public.

door with peeling paint Button, badges and stickers (Exit DHS) and web banners to enhance your website, blog or social media networking profiles.
Window with peeling paint Health-e-cards (Exit DHS) you can send to your contacts by email.
Boy in water Winning video PSAs (Exit DHS) from the EPA 2009 Lead Poisoning Awareness contest that you can share on social media networking profiles.
campaign poster Audio podcasts from CDC about lead poisoning prevention (Exit DHS) and from EPA about the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (Exit DHS), to link to on social media networking profiles.

Parents: Please contact your local public health department to find out what's going on in your community.

 

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Last Revised: April 10, 2014