NJ Spotlight News

NJ parents are urged to get kids tested for lead exposure

Clip: 12/30/2021 | 3m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

New Jersey is seeing an increase in the number of children with elevated levels of lead in their blood. The pandemic forced many kids to spend additional time at home where they may have been exposed to lead paint. Many kids have skipped yearly checkups and not been tested for lead exposure. Health officials and advocates are urging parents to get their children screened.

Aired: 12/30/21

Rating: NR

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