Connecticut’s New Awareness Campaign

The CT Department of Public Health’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is focusing an awareness campaign on Black and Hispanic populations in Connecticut. Based on the Program’s 2016 Connecticut Annual Disease Surveillance Report: Black children were 2.4 times more likely to be lead poisoned as White children. The health disparity of lead poisoning prevalence between […]

Vermont Legislative Updates

Vermont Legislature passed House Bill H.736, and Governor Phil Scott approved the bill on May 21, 2018.  The revision of Vermont Lead Law authorizes the Vermont Department of Health to apply to USEPA to become an authorized RRP (Renovation, Repair, and Painting) State. Now that the legislation has passed and been approved by the Governor, […]