National Lead Paint Poisoning Prevention Week

Updated 4 years ago

This is national lead poisoning prevention week, and public health officials in Maine want to get the word out.Recently, Bangor’s public water system tested high for lead for the first time in almost two decades.Officials say the health threat is not great.A new statewide campaign is aimed at preventing childhood lead poisoning when it comes to home improvement projects.You’ll see posters in stores that sell paint or paint removal supplies.


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