Early Childcare Providers
Early Childcare Centers can play an active role in preventing childhood lead poisoning in Mississippi by working with families to control any potential lead risks, completing required lead risk assessments for childcare facilities, and sharing information with families about best practices for lead poisoning prevention.
The links below provide access to additional information to support early childcare providers interested in supporting Lead Free Mississippi.
Join the Lead Free Mississippi Screen Birth to 6 Campaign
Learn more about requirements for lead testing at childcare facilities from the Mississippi State Department of Health
Find a Certified Lead Risk Assessor at the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Find Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes Education Materials at Mississippi State Extension Service