Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: A Comprehensive Public Health Response to an Environmental Issue


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Explain why exposure to environmental lead is a health concern for young children.
  2. Describe the steps taken to determine a childs blood lead level and what happens if the level is elevated.
  3. Describe how the lead surveillance data is used to develop a housing based approach for the prevention of childhood lead poisoning. 

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12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Tom Carroll, Chief Sanitarian, Housing Hygiene Section, New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Community Environmental Health and Food Protection

Presenter 2
14. Sue Slade, Bureau of Child and Adolescent Health, New York State Department of Health

Presenter 3
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