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Lead-Safe Wisconsin: Tools for Outreach

Use these tools to help with outreach and education efforts in your community.

Print these bookmarks double-sided on heavier paper, if possible, then cut them out. You can place the bookmarks in:

  • Churches.
  • Child care centers.
  • Little Free Libraries in your neighborhood.
  • Public libraries.
  • School libraries.
  • Wherever people go to get information.

Toolkit for those who work with families with young children

Parent group orientation on lead poisoning

The “Parent Group Orientation on Lead Poisoning” is meant for anyone who wants to educate families with young children on the dangers of lead poisoning. You can present this information during an educational session with a group or with a single family in their home using a laptop or printed copies.

The program consists of three parts:

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week material

Logo for Lead-Free Kids program

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is the last week of October each year. The theme is Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future, and it’s observed by federal agencies, including:

  • CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The goal of the week is educating parents about the dangers of lead exposure and the actions they can take to protect kids. The key message is: “Get your home tested. Get your kids tested. Get the facts.”

Learn more on the CDC’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week page.

Last revised October 30, 2023