Web Learning about Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

The following webcasts from 2008 are available to learn more about childhood lead poisoning in Wisconsin. Associated materials, such as reports and pamphlets, are also provided here.

Lead 101 - What New Staff Need to Know

These webcasts were recorded by the Northern Regional Office, Division of Public Health.

More Webcasts about Lead

  • Improving Blood Lead Testing Using Medicaid Provider Report Cards (2008 webcast, help).  Jeff Havlena of the Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program discusses report cards that were created to inform Medicaid providers about their individual performance in testing children who are at high risk and required to be tested. Data indicates this has resulted in improvement in blood lead testing of children and identification of children who are lead poisoned.
  • Lead in Venison (2008 webcast, help).  Rob Thiboldeaux, a toxicologist in the Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, describes the issue of lead fragments found in venison and a collaborative study of its effects on venison consumers. He also addresses food pantry and consumption advisory information for Wisconsin.

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Last Revised: November 3, 2015