Health & Safety

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Health Topics: Infants and Children
Provides information on health topics from a-z for infants and children.

Poison Control
Provides information on poison prevention, seasonal hazards, activities & games and newsletters & brochures on different poisons and poison safety. 

Lead Poisoning Prevention
Offers information on childhood lead poisoning prevention, eliminating lead hazards in the home and testing for lead poisoning.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Offers information on which toys and products are safe and which are not safe to have in your home.

Reducing the Risk of SIDS – Back to Sleep Campaign
The Back to Sleep campaign provides a variety of publications on the importance of placing babies on their backs to sleep to help reduce the risk of SIDS.

University of Iowa Virtual Pediatric Hospital
This is a virtual library of a wide range of pediatric information on topics including: car seats/child safety seats, childhood falls, fire safety, poison prevention, lead poisoning, pedestrian/bicycle safety, sun protection and toy safety.

Injury Prevention/Safe Kids
Safe Kids Worldwide is a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under.

Choking Safety
Provides information on choking prevention in the home and in child care settings, quick facts on choking and injury prevention and first aid treatment of choking occurs.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This site includes information about lead regulations and policies, training resources and materials, and lead poisoning prevention programs.

National Lead Information Center (NLIC)
This site provides information about lead hazards and their prevention. Information specialists are available to answer questions about lead-based paint hazards, lead abatement, and control and risk-assessment methods.

National Safety Council (NSC)
Provides information about outreach meeting and training sessions that will give community-based organizations the tools and skills to help plan and implement successful lead poisoning prevention programs in their communities.