Press Releases

Carbon Monoxide Kills: More Than Half of Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Occur During the Winter Months(828 KB)

February 12, 2015 - Media alert on carbon monoxide poisoning in the winter months.

September 15, 2014 - Get the Lead Out! Press Kit

Get the Lead Out! - now in 10th year - announces deadline for applications to make GR homes lead safe.

To be considered for the funding, applications should be received by Dec. 1

Press kit contains: press release, fact sheet, media sources, images, b-roll, additional reports and resources.

MEDIA ALERT: Exercise Caution When Using Generators During Power Outage(820 KB)

November 18, 2013 media alert regarding use of generators and risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

April 24, 2013 - Summer House Painting(844 KB)

Summer House Painting: Comply with the Law and Keep Children Safe

April 24, 2013 - After the Flood(823 KB)

After the Flood - Tips for Selecting a Contractor to Help Make Your Home Healthy Again

April 23, 2013 - Flooding Aftermath(823 KB)

Floodng Aftermath - Drying Out Homes Quickly Prevents Future Mold Problems

May 16, 2012 - Lead Poisoning Level Lowered(348 KB)

Childhood Lead Poisoning Level Lowered by Federal Government

July 2, 2011 - Grand Rapids Neighborhoods Kicking Lead Out(983 KB)

The Get the Lead Out! campaign celebrates 1,000 repaired homes.