NJ Spotlight News

Decrease in lead poisoning testing in children

Clip: 03/30/2021 | 3m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

New data from the state Department of Health finds that lead testing in children decreased during the pandemic. But of those children who were tested, the percentage with elevated blood lead levels rose, likely because children spent more time at home, where lead exposure risks are highest.

Aired: 03/30/21

Rating: NR

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