Lead poisoning affects many children younger than 6 years old in Maryland. Lead can harm a child’s brain, causing lifelong learning and behavior problems.
dust in the home is caused by chipping, peeling, flaking or
deteriorating lead-based paint and can be found in any home. Lead can
also be found in toys, jewelry, and other consumer products and may be brought home from some jobs. For more information on how to protect your family from lead, visit http://www2.epa.gov/lead/protect-your-family#sl-home.
To see if products in your home contain lead, http://www.cpsc.gov/
More information and flyers on home visiting programs for lead
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