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.


Newsletter Publications:

May 2021 - Volume 3, Issue 1

Topics Covered:

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

September 2020 - Volume 2, Issue 2

Topics Covered:

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

Winter/Spring – Volume 2, Issue 1

what’s INSIDE?

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
Trivia Question



Last updated May 3, 2021