• St. Joseph County Health Department Lead Action Plan

    Seven out of ten homes in St. Joseph County were built before 1978 and may contain lead-based paint. Once lead-based paint starts to deteriorate, it can be a health hazard for children living in or visiting the home. Children exposed to lead hazards can suffer from behavioral problems, hearing loss, learning disabilities, and/or growth delays.

    Click on this post to view the St. Joseph County Health Departments Lead Action Plan that will guide our efforts in protecting families and children against lead poisoning.

    St. Joseph County Lead Action Plan

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