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:
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.
Health-e-cards you can send to your contacts by email.
Winning video PSAs from the EPA 2009 Lead Poisoning Awareness contest that you can share on social media networking profiles.
- 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.