The purpose of this Policy Guide is to inform all day care licensing staff and day care providers in Illinois of recent legislation that requires lead testing of water for all day care homes, group day care homes and day care centers that serve children ages birth to six years, constructed on or before January 1, 2000.
3Ts was developed to assist schools with lead in drinking water prevention programs. It is intended for use by school officials responsible for the maintenance and/or safety of school’s drinking water.
CDC LeadSource: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This website includes links to information for parents, prevention tips, data, state programs, and tools and training materials.
This guidebook shows the link between different causes of illness and how to prevent the illness. Causes include lead, smoking, radon, lack of a working smoke alarm, moisture and mold, and pesticide use.
This annual event aims to raise awareness to reduce childhood exposure to lead and to encourage implementation of local activities and events. The toolkit provides materials and resources to assist communities in planning an event.