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Health Care Providers

Lectures and Training

The medical director and program coordinator are available to speak to medical students and residents, nursing students, physician associations, hospital grand rounds and other interested groups of healthcare providers.

Please contact the office to schedule a lecture or training.
Phone: (716) 768-7624
Fax: (716) 768-7621

New York State Department of Health

Guidelines for the Identification and Management of Lead Exposure in Children, New York State Department of Health, December 2011 (PDF)
http://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2501.pdf

Childhood Lead Poisoning Information
http://www.health.state.ny.us/environmental/lead

Reference Papers

American Academy of Pediatrics: Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity
Available at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/138/1/e20161493.full.pdf    

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: New York Data, Statistics, and Surveillance
Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/data/state.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMWR Childhood Blood Lead Levels in Children Aged <5 Years —United States, 2009–2014
Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/pdfs/ss6603.pdf

Lead Poisoning Fatality Cases

Death of a Child After Ingestion of a Metallic Charm -- Minnesota, 2006
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, March 31, 2006
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5512a4.htm

Fatal Pediatric Lead Poisoning -- New Hampshire, 2000
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, June 08, 2001
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5022a1.htm


Child Care Providers

Training

What Child Care Providers Need to Know About Lead https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2517/


Parents

For general information about lead poisoning, please see the Resources page.

• If you are concerned that your child might have lead poisoning, please contact your child’s doctor for an appointment and a blood lead test.

• If your child has been diagnosed with lead poisoning, contact your local county health department’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. For a list of local health departments in New York State, go to http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/lhu/map.htm. Click on the name of the county to visit each health department's website.