What can I do to protect my child from lead?

We have some tips and suggestions on our How to Prevent Exposure to Lead page. The EPA also has an informative Protect Your Family from Sources of Lead page.

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1. Is lead really still a problem?
2. If I’m buying or renting a home built before 1978, should I ask whether lead testing has been done on the house?
3. What should I do if I find out my home has lead-based paint?
4. What can I do to protect my child from lead?
5. Are there foods that can help reduce my child’s lead level?
6. What are common sources of lead?
7. Where can I get my child’s blood tested for lead?
8. What should I do if lead was identified in my child’s blood?