Read about the ongoing situation here. Here in New Orleans, our old pipes can lead to high lead levels too, which is why we’ve partnered with LSUHSC School of Public Health’s LEAD Study, which is testing tap water around New Orleans in high risk homes. If you are interested in having your water tested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to their website sph.lsuhsc.edu/leadstudy for more information.
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Check out the latest email from Lead Safe America, with a link to the recent Advocate article spotlighting Lead Safe Louisiana and lead poisoning in Louisiana.
Did you know that it is LAW in Louisiana that every child between 1 and 6 years old be tested at least once for blood lead levels? Demand testing! Its the only way to know, and prevent damage or further damage.
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Here is a wonderful writeup by Mary Rickard with the Advocate on the persistent and pervasive problem of lead poisoning!