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Photo of the publication cover. Child Lead Screening & Case Management Guidelines Lead Poisoning Prevention - General February 15, 2016

Lead poisoning continues to be an important, preventable environmental health problem. However, only a low number of children in New Mexico are screened for lead each year. This document provides technical guidelines for screening and managing cases of childhood lead poisoning.



Photo of the publication cover. Adult Lead Exposure Management Guidelines Lead Poisoning Prevention - General August 23, 2013

Lead exposure can have adverse effects on various organs and systems in the body, resulting in negative health effects, both acute and chronic, depending on the level of exposure or dose, exposure duration, and other factors including dietary. In New Mexico, industries where lead exposure is common include public safety, radiator repair, mining and construction.