Local News for Hartford, Connecticut

November 13, 2018

Connecticut Department of Public Health to sponsor Lead Safety Awareness forum

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that they are sponsoring a Lead Safety Awareness Forum and Day on Tuesday in Hartford.

DPH, along with the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors and the Commission on Equity and Opportunity, will hold the Lead Safety Awareness Forum and Day event from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the State Legislative Office Building in Hartford.

The theme of this year’s forum is “Let’s Stop Using Kids as Lead Detectors.”

According to the CDC, nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health.

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