A Rapid Environmental Health Response to Pediatric Lead Poisoning

Recent evidence suggests that urban refugee populations are at an increased lead poisoning risk.

This presentation will chronicle a case of lead poisoning in a 3-year old female refugee who resides on the Omaha Lead Site (OLS), an EPA Superfund site that includes approximately 16,000 residential properties covering an area of 25.7 sq mi. Assess your own response to this unique situation faced by the Douglas County Health Department. Come away with a new perspective on an everyday challenge.

Presented at NEHA 2015 AEC

Month Year: 
July 2015