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Parents and Caregivers Publications

The publications listed below provide information to parents or others caring for young children at risk for lead poisoning.


Give Your Child the Chance of a Lifetime: Keep Your Child Lead-Safe A tri-fold brochure in English (Exit DHS; PDF, 136 KB) and Spanish (Exit DHS; PDF, 487 KB) developed for parents on lead poisoning prevention.

Childhood Lead Poisoning: What you should know about your child's blood lead test results  Information on how to make a plan to reduce your child's blood lead level (Exit DHS; PDF, 861 KB).

Parents: Look Out for Lead in English (P44535A, PDF, 92 KB) and Spanish (P44535AS, PDF, 92 KB) A tri-fold pamphlet for parents and caregivers providing basic information about blood lead testing, where to look for lead hazards and what to do about them.

Parents - Look Out for Lead: Where to Look - coloring sheet - in English (P00819, PDF, 868 KB) and Spanish (P00819S, PDF, 67 KB) An activity sheet which identifies places in the home and yard where lead hazards can be found.

Coping With Your Child's Diagnosis A booklet (Exit DHS; PDF, 590 KB) for parents/caregivers acknowledging the emotions experienced when told a child has been lead poisoned.

Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home Owners of pre-1978 housing are required to give this pamphlet to tenants when entering into or renewing a rental agreement, in English (Exit DHS, PDF, 6 MB) and other languages (Exit DHS).

Lead Paint Safety: A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work in English (Exit DHS; PDF, 1.3 MB)  and Spanish (Exit DHS; PDF, 1.9 MB) A step-by-step manual that illustrates the safety precautions to take when painting, doing maintenance or renovating in homes built before 1978.

Help Yourself to a Healthy Home A self-help booklet (Exit DHS; PDF, 1.3 MB) for parents/caregivers that covers housing-related health issues such as asthma, lead, etc. Home Page - Lead-Safe Wisconsin

Last Revised: September 04, 2014