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Other Lead Resources

Your family doctor or pediatrician can perform a blood test for lead and provide you with information about the health effects of lead.

State and local government agencies that can be contacted include:

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

(617-242-5323 or www.mwra.com)external link icon

For information about your community's water supply, and a list of local laboratories that have been certified by DEP for testing water quality.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

(1-800-532-9571 or www.mass.gov/dph/)external link icon

For information about the health effects of lead and how you can have your child's blood tested.

Environmental Protection Agency

(800-424-LEAD or www.epa.gov/lead)external link icon

For information about where lead is found and how to protect your family.

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

(617-292-5770 or http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/water/drinking/lead-and-other-contaminants-in-drinking-water.html)external link icon

For additional information about lead in drinking water.

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