Declining Blood Lead Levels in Children

Though the 2015 Flint, Michigan water crisis reminded the nation that lead poisoning remains a relevant health concern, evolving lead poisoning prevention policies have helped to significantly reduce childhood exposure to lead and focus on lead paint removal. Here's a brief look at how lead regulations have impacted childhood blood lead levels over time, and what work remains to be done to protect children from lead today.

La EPA organizará una reunión comunitaria virtual del 1 de diciembre para los residentes de Allentown

FILADELFIA (18 de noviembre de 2022) – La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) organizará una reunión comunitaria virtual para los residentes de All

Environmental Study Released for Projects to Mitigate San Diego – Tijuana Transborder Water Pollution

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and International Boundary and Water Commission, U.S. Section, (USIBWC) release the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Final PEIS

More than 3 Million Youth Reported Using a Tobacco Product in 2022

A study released today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 3.08 million (11.3%) U.S. middle and high school studen

Nearly 40 million children are dangerously susceptible to growing measles threat

In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 million children missed their second dose, a join

EPA Orders Two Illinois Drinking Water Suppliers to Comply with Requirements of America’s Water Infrastructure Act

CHICAGO (Nov. 21, 2022) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued orders to drinking water systems in Maywood and Lansing, Illinois, for failing to meet requirements under America’s Wate

California Trucking Company to Pay $71K Penalty for Three Spills into Lake County Waterways

SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with the owner and operator of Steve Wills Trucking and Logging LLC to resolve claims of violations of the

EPA Announces 6 Healthy Communities Grants worth over $190,000 Awarded in Rhode Island

BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the selection of six Healthy Communities Grants in Rhode Island out of 22 grants across New England. Today's announcement represen

Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Funding for Nationwide Brownfields Technical Assistance and Research Grants and Technical Assistance to Brownfields Providers

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Requests for Applications for $57 million in funding that is available for two new Brownfields technical assistance op

EPA Calls for Applications for the 2023 President’s Environmental Student and Teacher Awards

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced that EPA’s Office of Environmental Education is now accepting applications for the 2023 Pr

EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program Honors 12 Partners for Accomplishments in Appliance Recycling

WASHINGTON — This month, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has awarded 12 partners under the Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program for outstanding achieve

Learn about Lead | US EPA

This page provides basic information on lead including what it is, where it is found, how one can be exposed, and the health effects associated with lead.

EPA and State Partners Announce Major Improvement in Clean Water Act Permit Compliance

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has achieved major improvement in compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) permits over the past five-year period. In F

EPA Releases Evaluation of Pennsylvania’s Chesapeake Bay Restoration Plan

PHILADELPHIA (Nov.  21,  2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today after concluding its final evaluation of Pennsylvania’s final Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (

Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Transcript for Telebriefing: Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on Respiratory Disease Circulation Transcript

UAB and thank you all for joining us today to discuss what we are seeing with respiratory diseases and what people can do to prevent their spread.

CDC Releases UPDATED Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing updated and expanded recommendations for clinicians providing pain care for adult outpatients with short- and long-term pain.

Update on CDC Director and COVID-19

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky experienced mild symptoms from her recent COVID-19 infection, completed a course of Paxlovid, and, after a period of isolation, tested negative for the virus.

Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer deaths continue downward trend; modest improvements in survival for pancreatic cancer

Overall cancer death rates continued to decline among men, women, children, and adolescents and young adults in every major racial and ethnic group in the United States from 2015 to 2019, according to

CDC Director Tests Positive For COVID-19

Last night, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tested positive for COVID-19. She is up to date with her vaccines. Dr. Walensky is experiencing mild symptoms.

ACIP Immunization Schedule Vote

Today, CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended updates to the 2023 childhood and adult immunization schedules, which includes incorporating additional information for

CDC Allows Novavax Monovalent COVID-19 Boosters for Adults Ages 18 and Older

Today, CDC’s Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., signed a decision memo allowing Novavax monovalent COVID-19 boosters for adults.

Empower Yourself this Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

EMPOWER YOURSELF There’s more to learn about lead. This Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, get knowledge and be empowered to keep both you and your family healthy at home. GET EDUCATED F

Join us for the EBRHA 360 Trade Expo

Join us at the EBRHA 360 Trade Expo Claim your free tickets - details below! Join us on October 11, 2022, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center, for the 15th annual EBRHA 360 Trade EX

Staying Healthy in August

STAYING HEALTHY IN AUGUST Summer is in full effect here in Alameda County! Here is a brief update on some happenings in our community, including free resources available to you and your

Emeryville Property Owners - Earn $50 in 60 minutes!

Paid Online Focus Group for Emeryville Property Owners The Alameda County Healthy Homes Department is looking for owners of homes or rental properties built before 1978 in the city o

Healthy for the New Year

As this year comes to an end, we would like to wish each and every one of your families health and happiness. As a way to celebrate, we are giving away one Healthy Homes Starter Kit, whi

Take Action this Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

TAKE ACTION. BE A HERO. This Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, take action. It could help a child. NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES But all of us can be heroes by educating both ourselves and t

FREE Paint Supply Kits Available

FREE Paint Supply Kits Available Are you a property owner of a home built before 1978? Do you live in Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville or Oakland? Are you planning any DIY home projects

Protecting Children From Lead Paint Poisoning in the Spotlight -Two Businesses Closed Down Due to Lead Contamination

In a news report from CBS News in San Francisco, inspectors from Santa Clara County Health Department closed down two firms deemed to have dangerous lead levels at their premises. A gymnastic and an

EPA Issues Stricter Lead Regulations to Protect Children from the Dangers of Lead Paint.

For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead. This final rule will lower the clearance levels for

Discussion with Nationally Recognized Expert on the Dangers of Lead, Dr. Nicholas Basta, Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint. The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint

  ECOBOND® Paint:      Welcome to this conversation about bioaccessibility and extractability of ECOBOND® LeadDefender® treated lead-based paint. We are joined by Dr. Nicholas Basta, profes

Ecobond Lead Paint Treatment Product Comparison

WHY JUST COVER UP THE LEAD ISSUE WHEN YOU CAN TREAT IT! THESE ARE THE FACTS: Covering up the problem still leaves the problem. ECOBOND® LeadDefender® is the ONLY paint product designed to seal &amp

ECOBOND® Paint Announces Their Newest International Distributor of Lead Based Paint Treatment Solutions: Construventas Group in Panama Central America

ECOBOND® Paint is proud to announce their newest distributor, Construventas Group, based in Panama City, Panama. Construventas Group is a company recognized by the most important builders in the c

Alameda County Healthy Homes Dept's Test My Child Update

You are subscribed to Test My Child for Alameda County Healthy Homes Dept. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. The best way to know if there is lead in your child’s bo

Alameda County Healthy Homes Dept's Lead in Tableware Update

You are subscribed to Lead in Tableware for Alameda County Healthy Homes Dept. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Did you know that lead can be in pottery and ceramic d

{WEBINAR} For the World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week ECOBOND® Paint interviewed Nationally Recognized Expert, Dr. Nicholas Basta Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint.

Webinar: The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint   In support of the World Health Organization 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, ECOBOND® Paint i

Civil War era "Jubilee Hall" - a.k.a. “Wolf Den Grange Hall”- protected from the dangers of lead by ECOBOND® LeadDefender®& Bitrex®

Executive Summary:  In March 2017 ECOBOND® Paint LLC joined into a strategic alliance with Market Actives, LLC to add Bitrex® to our ECOBOND® formula to reduce accidental ingestion of potentially

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