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Lead Poisoning Prevention Week -- 2013
October 20 - 26, 2013
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
This year's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week theme, "Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future," underscores the importance of the many ways parents can reduce a child's exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects.
Spread the Word!
Use the following to promote National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week:
- Posters and Flyers
- Web Banners
- Sticker Sheet (1 pg, 93 K) (Sample size: Avery 5395)
Lead Week Is Going International!
Click on the map below, to find Lead Week Activities occurring in the United States and around the world! Visit the WHO website for a detailed list of events Exitor international outreach materials Exit.
* Please note that the map is best viewed in Firefox or Chrome.
|List of Countries with Lead Week Activities (updated October 24, 2013)|
|Albania||Argentina||Armenia||Australia||Bangladesh||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Cameroon|
|China||Colombia||Democratic Republic of the Congo||France||Gabon||Georgia||Honduras|
|Nepal||Nigeria||Pakistan||Peru||Philippines||Republic of Moldova||Republic of Serbia|
|South Africa||Sri Lanka||Sudan||Suriname||Switzerland||Thailand||Uganda|
|United Kingdom||United States of America|
Would you like to join EPA and the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint Exit in the week of action? Get information on the First International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action.Exit
Other federal agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), plan to conduct various education and awareness events for Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. For more information about Lead Poisoning Prevention Week or lead poisoning in general, contact the National Lead Information Center at 1 (800) 424-LEAD.