Information for Child Care Providers and Schools
Information for Child Care Providers
New York State has regulations for child care providers to help protect children from lead. For a newly enrolling child, all child care providers must try to obtain proof from a parent or guardian that the child has been tested for lead.
- What Child Care Providers Need to Know About Lead
- Lead Poisoning Prevention Curriculum for Preschool Children and their Families
Information for Schools
People may be exposed to lead in schools through aging or deteriorating lead-based paint, products that are brought into the school that contain lead, or sometimes, drinking water.
- State Education Department
- US EPA's 3 T's for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools - Provides information about drinking water quality in schools and child care facilities. The focus of this page is on lead in drinking water at schools and child care facilities.