Lead Poisoning Is 100% Preventable

Taney County Health DepartmentHealth Ed Topics

Fact: Missouri is the #1 lead-producing state in the United States. Fact: 24% of Missouri housing was built before 1950, when high lead-content paint was widely used. Fact: Approximately 80% of Missouri housing was built before 1978 and may contain some lead-based paint. Fact: An estimated 4% of Missouri children tested less than six years of age are known to … Read More