- On any given day, the CDC estimates that 13,800 Hoosier children may be lead poisoned (blood lead level confirmed at >10mcg/dL).
- Three hundred seventy-five children were confirmed lead poisoned in 2009; 201 (54%) were Medicaid recipients.
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MHS is partnering with the Marion County Public Health Department and Improving Kids’ Environment (IKE) to help make the homes of area residents lead safe. So if you have an older home or peeling lead-based paint, help is available!Read More...