One minute is all you need to find out if your child might be at risk for lead poisoning. Take our quick quiz, and learn whether your child should be tested.
Lead Poisoning: The risks and results of childhood exposure to lead
Coloradans can be exposed to lead from a variety of sources in their homes and environments.
Lead builds up in the body over time, and repeated exposure can lead to health problems. Infants and young children whose nervous systems are developing are at the highest risk of lead poisoning.
Sources of childhood lead exposure include:
Learn more about what you can do to reduce your family’s risk of exposure to lead. You can also find out about how to get yourself, your child and your home tested for lead using the resources below.
The Colorado Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CCLPPP) focuses on identifying children at risk for lead poisoning and ensuring they get tested. The program also supports local public health in preventing, assessing and reducing lead exposures, and helping Coloradans access treatment when needed. The Colorado Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CCLPPP) is a part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).
LEAD RISK QUESTIONNAIRE
Take this quick quiz to protect your child’s health. Swallowing or breathing in lead can be dangerous for your child. Even small amounts of lead can result in serious health problems. Some children are at greater risk of lead poisoning because of where they live or what their parents or other caregivers do as part of their job or hobbies.
You can protect your family by knowing the sources of lead and when to get tested.
Take this quick quiz to find out if your child needs to be tested:
Tome este cuestionario rápido para proteger la salud de su hijo. Tragar o inhalar plomo puede ser peligroso para su hijo. Incluso pequeñas cantidades de plomo pueden resultar en problemas de salud graves. Algunos niños corren un mayor riesgo de envenenamiento por plomo debido al lugar donde viven o a lo que hacen sus padres u otros cuidadores como parte de su trabajo o pasatiempos.
Puede proteger a su familia conociendo las fuentes de plomo y cuándo hacerse la prueba.
Realice este cuestionario rápido para averiguar si su hijo necesita hacerse la prueba: