As lead exposure continues to be an ongoing health challenge, it is important that parents take precautionary measures to keep their children safe and healthy. While exposure can damage a child’s learning and development, it can be prevented.Read More
There is no safe level of lead in children. Learn more about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning from Cathleen Bennett, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health.Watch the Video
Cathleen D. Bennett
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625
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