Happy National Public Health Week!

Today is the first day of National Public Health Week! Each year, public health professionals around the country use this week to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation’s health. Today’s theme is Healthy Communities. People’s health, longevity and well-being are connected to their communities — […]



Connecticut’s Lead Safety Awareness Forum & Day

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), along with the Commission on Women, Children, and Seniors and the Commission on Equity and Opportunity, sponsored a Lead Safety Awareness Forum and Day on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the State Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  The theme of this year’s forum was […]



New England-Wide Google Ad Campaign

The New England Lead Coordination Committee (NELCC) ran a Google Ads campaign from April 26 through June 30, 2018, driving traffic to the home buyer’s page on the New England Lead website. The campaign was run on both Google Search and Display networks. Google search advertisements appear as high-level results when a user does a Google search […]



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 […]