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Lead is a naturally occurring metal that can cause health problems in children younger than 6 years of age.  At high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. No safe blood lead level has been identified. Knowledge and awareness about lead as a public health concern is essential to prevention.

These videos provide a brief overview of what lead is, where it is found and why it is important to protect young children from its exposure and is designed for high school and general audiences.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Information for the Community

Childhood Lead Exposure Prevention Education: Heads Up for High Schoolers