On behalf of the City-County Heroin, Opiooid, and Cocaine Task Force we present to you the initial work plan generated by the Task Force to turn the tide against a wave of overdoses and substance abuse in our community.
In 2016, at least 2,851 children under the age of 6 had elevated blood lead levels. The cost of lead poisoning is high on children. All sources of environmental lead exposure are important, but national data show that some sources contribute to childhood lead poisoning more than others.
View this PowerPoint presentation to better understand the problem of childhood lead exposure in Milwaukee.