Lead-Safe Texas Newsletters
The Lead-Safe Texas Newsletter is published by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Blood Lead Surveillance Branch (BLSB) to provide information on lead poisoning prevention news and updates. Sign-up to receive the semi-annual Lead-Safe Texas Newsletter and informed about lead related activities in Texas.
National Lead Poison Prevention Week
LeadCare Recall Update
COVID-19 and Testing Trends
Office of Inspector General Report
New Blood Lead Reference Value
Incorporating Lead Education as part of Anticipatory Guidance
Trend of Testing Rates & Numbers of Children Tested in Texas, 2013-2019
Why is it Important to Report?
5 Important Reasons to Follow-Up with Your Child's Blood Lead Test
Testing has Decreased: Why it Matters
What the Numbers Say
Investigating from a Distance: How Risk Assessors are Tackling the Pandemic
Retests are Best: How Retesting is a Key Part of Prevention
Testing: Every Child Counts
Reporting: An Rx for Success
Don't Let Prevention Take a Back Seat
Complete Report, Complete Peace of Mind
Making Sure Your Practice is Covered: Filing for Reimbursement
About this Newsletter
About the Blood Lead Surveillance Branch
What is Lead?
What Should Healthcare Providers Know About Lead?
What Should Parents Know About Lead?
Did You Know…
Keeping Your Family Safe from Lead Exposure
Lead in the Workplace
Health Effects of Lead Exposure
For More Information
Last updated January 5, 2023