We have curated a multimedia library of content developed both by Switchboard and by former ORR-funded TA providers. You can browse the library by resource type, view a full list of uploads, or use the search area to access content by topic, author, year, and more.

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.

Tip Sheet: Preventing Lead Poisoning Starts at Home

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
An educational info sheet about preventing lead poisoning at home and tips on how to be proactive about the safety issue.

Tip Sheet: Effect of Lead Poisoning in Children

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
An educational info sheet about the effects of lead poisoning on the entire body of a child. This info sheet contains specific regions of a child’s body that is effected by lead poisoning.

Tip Sheet: Surma Can Poison Children

Author(s): San Fransisco, University of California
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This tip sheet warns about lead toxins in common cosmetics and make up products including surma imported from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. It includes a caution to use only locally purchased cosmetics.

Tip Sheet: Lead & Pregnancy

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning, Sexual and Reproductive Health
This information sheet discusses pregnancy and lead, teaches parents how to keep their baby safe from lead poisoning,, and describes preventative measures a parent can take against the lead toxin.

Video: Lead & Workplace Safety

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video describes potential lead exposure that may occur in the workplace and offers tips on how to avoid bringing lead dust home from work. The video details unexpected ways in which a newly arrived immigrant or refugee may be exposed to lead toxins during the workday.

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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Video: Common Questions about Lead & Health

Author(s): King County
Date: April 7, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): Lead Poisoning
This video discusses common questions and myths around lead and lead poisoning. It details unexpected ways in which immigrants and refugees may be exposed to lead poisoning.

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.

Blog Post: Ramadan 2022: Help Clients Observe the Holy Month with Health and Safety in Mind

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: April 6, 2022
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness
Ramadan Mubarak! Muslims observing the Holy Month are eager to spend their nights breaking fast, reciting the Quran, praying nightly in congregation (for “taraweeh” and “qiyam al lail”), and connecting to their spirituality. This blog post shares how you can promote better public health to clients, so they can more safely enjoy Ramadan.