Late last week, the Michigan Department of Community Health publicly released childhood lead poisoning data for 2013. At the Healthy Homes Coalition, we were shocked to see that the 49507 zip code in Grand Rapids topped the list for the number of children lead-poisoned in any one zip code in the state of Michigan. In this zip code, more than 150 children were reported with lead poisoning. What does this mean for Grand Rapids and the impact of the Get the Lead Out! program?
Read this blog post to learn more about what this means for Grand Rapids.