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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week : October 25-31, 2015
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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. ; United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ; ... More ▼
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    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
    Lead free kids for a healthy future
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    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW)

    CDC and HHS share the goal of eliminating childhood lead poisoning in the United States. NLPPW occurs every year during the last full week in October. During NLPPW, CDC aims to

    • Raise awareness about lead poisoning;

    • Stress the importance of screening the highest risk children younger than 6 years of age (preferably by ages 1 and 2) if they have not been tested yet;

    • Highlight partners' efforts to prevent childhood lead poisoning; and

    • Urge people to take steps to reduce lead exposure.

    Get Your Home Tested

    Get Your Child Tested

    Get the Facts

    1-800-424-LEAD (5323)



    Original file name: lppw2015_english_18x24-508.pptx