The Garden Island: National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is Oct. 25-31

HONOLULU – The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 25-31. DOH encourages healthcare providers and the public to learn more about the effects of lead exposure on children, the many possible sources of lead exposure, and the steps to reduce the risk of lead poisoning.

“Lead poisoning is one of the most overlooked threats to the health of our children,” said Deborah Zysman, executive director, Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network.

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