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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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

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.

Blog Post: Supporting Afghan Clients’ Food Needs during Ramadan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 1, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition
This blog post suggests ways that refugee service providers can help meet the food needs of Afghan clients who are observing Ramadan while living in temporary housing.

Tool or Template: Traditional Afghan Ingredients for Ramadan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 30, 2022
Topic(s): Cultural Awareness
Subtopic(s): Food Security and Nutrition
This checklist includes a list of traditional Afghan ingredients commonly used during Ramadan. There is also a column that can be used to track which ingredients have been purchased, and additional lines where more ingredients can be added.  

Blog Post: COVID-19 Trending Topics: Omicron, At-Home Tests, and New Guidance

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: February 28, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, COVID-19 remains at the forefront of our minds and those of our clients. Read this blog for the latest in resources and guidance from the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) that you can share with clients and review yourself to further your understanding of recent COVID-19 guidance.
Facilitator guide cover page with illustrated mothers

Toolkit: Mothers x Mothers Health Meetups

Author(s): National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM)
Date: February 16, 2022
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Together with the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM), IDEO.org and Refugee Women’s Network co-designed a health meetup called Mothers x Mothers with a group of refugee and immigrant women to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in their communities. With this toolkit, organizations can plan and implement their own Mothers x Mothers meetup …

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