Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide
Child Lead Screening
- Child Lead Screening
(PDF: 187KB/5 pages)
In 2010, Refugee children had up to three times the risk of lead poisoning compared with the general population of Minnesota children.
- Implementation of CDC Refugee Blood Lead Testing Guidelines in Minnesota (PDF: 79KB/6 pages)
This paper presents the results from the state of Minnesota for a trial of the CDC's 2005 blood level testing recommendations in refugees.
MDH Lead Poisoning Prevention Program site, with many resources, materials and links to other lead related websites.
- CDC Childhood Lead
Poisoning Prevention Program
Comprehensive information about childhood lead poisoning prevention. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Toolkit: CDC Lead Poisoning Prevention in Newly Arrived Refugee Children
Attention: Non-MDH link
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