Lead-Safe Wisconsin - Resources for Community Outreach

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.”

Lead Poisoning Education and Interventions: A Toolkit with Recommendations and Resources (P-00554, PDF, 5.6 MB) Includes suggestions and resources for increasing community awareness of childhood lead exposure and links to short videos about lead. 

Federal agencies have the following materials available:

Lead-Free Kids poster

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

Sample press release that you can customize for your community.

Newsletter article for organizations’ publications, e.g., schools, PTAs.

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

door with peeling paint Button, badges and stickers and web banners to enhance your website, blog or social media networking profiles.
Window with peeling paint Health-e-cards you can send to your contacts by email.
Boy in water Winning video PSAs 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 and from EPA about the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, to link to on social media networking profiles.

 

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Last Revised: February 13, 2015