Housing & Lead
In Rhode Island, 80% of homes occupied by a child is constructed before 1978 and falls into the high-risk category to contain lead paint.
The most common sources of lead poisoning are lead-contaminated dust from window sills, door jams, peeling, chipping paint and contaminated soil.
The following links and resources are intended to help you and your child stay safe.
*The below list is not all-inclusive and is intended as a guidepost.