Lead Education & Training

Educational efforts focus on prevention methods and target high-risk groups determined by use of the Childhood Lead Risk Questionnaire and Guidelines.   IDPH recommends children be evaluated and tested, if necessary, at ages 12 and 24 months, and 3, 4, 5, and 6 years of age.  For more information, click hereLead poisoning awareness is increased by the distribution of educational materials, through various community-based outreach activities, annual health fairs, conferences, and coordination of training sessions. Training provides skills and knowledge to local health care providers related to lead poisoning prevention, treatment and reporting.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Webinars

Kick Off During Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 21-27

To kick off Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and a year-long initiative to bring greater awareness and education to the both the public and professionals who work with lead exposed children, the IDPH Lead Program is pleased to announce the start of our Web Series. This series will run throughout the year and new presentation will be posted to cover a wide range of topics and concerns about lead exposure and children. 

October 21, 2018: IDPH Lead Program Presents – A Look at Lead Exposed Children and Case Management through the IDPH Lead Program

Previously Recorded Webinars

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