We were just asking why 90?!? Deadly weekend in Charlotte brings 2019 homicide count to 92. There were three homicides over the weekend.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week last week, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined her colleagues in urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to do more to address prevention, screening and treatment of children affected by lead exposure. “Childhood lead exposure remains a serious public health challenge for communities across the country.
The campaign is centered on an interactive website and self-assessment website app that allows users to identify possible lead risks in their home. The website and app – both in English and Spanish – provide resources for residents who think they or their loved ones may be at risk of lead exposure.
El plomo se esconde en lugares donde menos lo espera: Cada familia merece un lugar seguro para vivir, jugar y crecer. Pero el plomo oculto en nuestros hogares amenaza la seguridad de nuestras familias. Muchas casas antiguas pueden contener plomo en las paredes, ventanas, puertas y pisos. Si cree que su hogar puede verse afectado, tome acción hoy — obtenga más información sobre el plomo oculto en los hogares a continuación.
New campaign aimed at hazards of lead exposure in kids: The campaign’s theme, Don’t Play Around, highlights the hidden dangers that put children at risk of lead exposure. These dangers include dust, paint chips and soil and they’re often found in older homes – those built before 1978. That’s when lead-based paint was outlawed.
CNY Community Foundation awards new grants to end lead poisoning: Ed Perry took advantage of the EPA certified program to learn how to and then did remove lead paint from a property he bought two years ago at 211 Cherry Street in Syracuse. He runs E-Clipz Barbershop there and has a few apartments on the second floor.