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Guide: Recommendations for Welcoming and Inclusive Vaccination Sites

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 15, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide includes tips and best practices for creating inclusive vaccination sites including staffing, a welcoming environment, engagement, and communications materials.

Tip Sheet: Lead Warning – Lead Can Poison Your Child

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This information sheet for newcomer families provides information about lead poisoning, the symptoms of lead poisoning, who should be tested for lead poisoning, and the dangers of not testing after lead exposure.

Tip Sheet: Prevent Lead Poisoning

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Healthcare, Lead Poisoning
This information sheet describes potential sources of lead poisoning, ways to avoid lead poisoning in the home, and testing for lead poisoning.

Blog Post: COVID-19 and Parenthood: Tips and Resources for Sharing with Mothers, Fathers, and Families

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: June 2, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
With Women’s Health Month in May and Men’s Health Month in June, now is a great time to share parenthood resources from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM). Debunking myths—including those related to fertility, pregnancy, and parenthood—and encouraging vaccinations and booster shots are key to protecting RIM communities from severe illness …

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Tip Sheet: My Child’s Lead Test Result

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 1, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This information sheet includes a quiz to assist newcomer families in understanding their child’s lead test results along with a guide about how to protect children from lead poisoning.

Tip Sheet: Pregnancy & Lead

Author(s): State of Washington Department of Health
Date: June 1, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This information sheet discusses lead poisoning, pregnancy, risks of lead poisoning during pregnancy, and tips on how to keep babies safe from lead poisoning in the home.

Video: Childhood Lead Poison Prevention 

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
A video teaching the dangers of lead poisoning in children, how to prevent lead poisoning, and ways in which a parent can contact their medical provider to conduct a lead test.

Video: Lead Poisoning Prevention in Small Children

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
A video teaching the dangers of lead poisoning, specifically for children under 6 years old, alongside preventative measures that parents can take to avoid lead poisoning. This video details potential dangers and causes of lead poisoning in the home.

Video: Lead Risks in Older Homes

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video discusses lead poisoning in older homes and provides precautions against lead paint and other possible lead toxin exposures.

Video: Lead & Imported Items

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video describes lead or mercury that may be contained in imported items and includes a caution to buy certain items locally because of concerns about potential lead and mercury levels in imported items. It details how imported items such as cosmetics, cooking items, and candies may have different manufacturing regulations and therefore may contain …

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