NEHA October 2022 Journal of Environmental Health

October 2022 • Journal of Environmental Health 15 Auditor of the State of California. (2020). Childhood lead levels: Millions of children in Medi-Cal have not received required testing for lead poisoning. https://www.auditor.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2019-105. pdf Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2021). Blood lead reference value. https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/data/blood-lead-refer ence-value.htm Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022). Health e ects of lead exposure. https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/prevention/healthe ects.htm Egan, K.B., Cornwell, C.R., Courtney, J.G., & Ettinger, A.S. (2021). Blood lead levels in U.S. children ages 1–11 years, 1976–2016. Environmental Health Perspectives, 129(3), Article 37003. https:// doi.org/10.1289/EHP7932 Georgia Department of Public Health. (n.d.). Healthy homes and lead poisoning prevention. https://dph.georgia.gov/environ mental-health/healthy-homes-and-lead-poisoning-prevention Governor’s O•ce of Planning and Budget. (2016). Population estimates: County population by age, 2016. https://opb.georgia.gov/ census-data/population-estimates Roberts, E.M., Madrigal, D., Valle, J., King, G., & Kite, L. (2017). Assessing child lead poisoning case ascertainment in the U.S., 1999–2010. Pediatrics, 139(5), Article e20164266. https://doi. org/10.1542/peds.2016-4266 World Health Organization. (2022). Lead poisoning. https://www. who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/lead-poisoning-and-health References Acknowledgements: The author is extremely grateful to Yu Sun, MPH, MD, an epidemiologist for the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program within the Environmental Health Section at the Georgia Department of Public Health, for her generous help in providing data for this research project. Corresponding Author: Shailendra N. Banerjee, Mathematical Statistician, Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341. Email: snb1@cdc.gov. If Rex had washed his hands in our Titan PRO 1 portable sink, maybe — just maybe he wouldn’t be extinct. • Indoor & Outdoor • Self-Contained • On-Demand Hot Water • Out-of-the-Box Ready • NSF-Certified • Quick-Connect Tanks • Requires 110V 20A electric • Compact Design Dimensions: 25.75”W x 18.50”D x 53.75”H ©2022 Ozark River Manufacturing Free Catalog 1.866.663.1982 www.ozarkriver.com Find a Job Fill a Job Where the “best of the best” consult... NEHA ’ s Ca r e e r Cen t e r First job listing FREE for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments with a NEHA member. For more information, please visit neha.org/careers.

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