Stories tagged with: Lead Paint

October 22, 2012 - 5:17pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

One local agency is raising awareness about lead paint for National Lead Poisoning Prevention week.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department wants to make sure the public knows the effects of lead-based paint, especially in children. Houses painted before 1978 are more likely to have lead paint, and children under age six are most at risk for lead poisoning.

"Also doing any kind of renovations in the home, as well as the condition of the home. if there's paint...

June 22, 2011 - 6:24pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

A seminar was held Wednesday afternoon at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department on the potential dangers of lead in your home.

Officials say if lead paint is cracked or gradually chipping, the dust generated can be potentially deadly to anyone, but more commonly children because they often put their hands and objects in their mouths. A federal grant has recently been awarded to the Ohio Department of Health to help homeowners and landowners who have lead in their homes....

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