Brown County Lead Coalition

Brown County Lead Coalition The mission of the Brown County Lead Coalition is to protect/prevent children (less than 6 years old) from lead poisoning in Brown County, Wisconsin.

This Page Facilitated by Brown County Health & Human Services: Public Health Division

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10/25/2019
Lead poisoning is still happening within Brown County. These maps show addresses where children have been poisoned by le...
10/24/2019

Lead poisoning is still happening within Brown County. These maps show addresses where children have been poisoned by lead from 2016 to 2019. For more information about lead poisoning, please visit https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/lead/index.htm

10/23/2019
Coalition Agency Highlight: UW-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute
10/21/2019

Coalition Agency Highlight: UW-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute

10/21/2019
Lead Week has officially started! Brown County Lead Coalition will be celebrating Lead Week by highlighting our wonderfu...
10/20/2019

Lead Week has officially started! Brown County Lead Coalition will be celebrating Lead Week by highlighting our wonderful coalition members.

Agency Highlight: Brown County Public Health

http://bit.do/BrownCountyLead

🌻🌽THANK YOU Brown County for making the Saturday Farmers Market a success!! 💐🍒 Dozens of community members talked to nur...
08/12/2019

🌻🌽THANK YOU Brown County for making the Saturday Farmers Market a success!! 💐🍒
Dozens of community members talked to nurses, public health professionals, and even an Environmental Professor!

Have questions about lead in the home? Talk to your local health department or message us for helpful tips!

Downtown Green Bay
UW-Green Bay
Brown County Health & Human Services - Public Health Division
Oneida Comprehensive Health Division
Green Bay Water Utility
De Pere Health Department
Brown County WIC Program
And more!

The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) provides information about lead, lead hazards and prevention to the general ...
10/26/2018

The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) provides information about lead, lead hazards and prevention to the general public and professionals. Call 1-800-424-LEAD [5323]. #NLPPW2018 #leadfreekids

Did you know children’s hands and toys can pick up household dust or exterior soil contaminated by lead? Be sure to move...
10/23/2018
Learn about Lead | US EPA

Did you know children’s hands and toys can pick up household dust or exterior soil contaminated by lead? Be sure to move children’s outdoor play areas away from bare soil and the sides of your home. Wet-mop floors and wet-wipe surfaces indoors often to reduce the risk of lead exposure! #NLPPW2018 #leadfreekids
https://www.epa.gov/lead/learn-about-lead#exposed

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.

This Saturday is the Green Bay Farmers Market! Come grab local fruits and vegetable and be sure to stop by the Brown Cou...
10/18/2018

This Saturday is the Green Bay Farmers Market! Come grab local fruits and vegetable and be sure to stop by the Brown County Lead Coalition's booth for free kids games and lead resources!
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Please join Brown County Lead Coalition during this year's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week as we raise awareness...
10/17/2018

Please join Brown County Lead Coalition during this year's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week as we raise awareness about childhood lead poisoning. National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 21-27,2018.

For more information on childhood lead poisoning: please visit https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/lead/clppp-info.htm

Brown County Lead Coalition will be at the Saturday Farmers Market! 🥕🍅😋Come buy local foods and check out our Lead House...
10/15/2018

Brown County Lead Coalition will be at the Saturday Farmers Market! 🥕🍅😋
Come buy local foods and check out our Lead House! We will be offering kids games, coloring pages, and free giveaways!

RECALL on Boy Scouts of America neckerchief slides that contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban....
09/28/2018
Boy Scouts of America Recalls Neckerchief Slides Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban

RECALL on Boy Scouts of America neckerchief slides that contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Boy-Scouts-of-America-Recalls-Neckerchief-Slides-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Lead-Content-Ban

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled neckerchief slides, take them away from children and return them to any Boy Scouts of America retail store or distributor for a free replacement neckerchief slide, including shipping.

Brown County's Lead Coalition has resources for kids and parents! Take a look at your local Little free Libraries to tak...
09/17/2018

Brown County's Lead Coalition has resources for kids and parents! Take a look at your local Little free Libraries to take a packet home!
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Send us your best picture at a Little Library and you may be featured on our page!

Brown County Lead Coalition is in Allouez! Look inside the Little Free libraries to find lead resources coloring pages, ...
09/14/2018

Brown County Lead Coalition is in Allouez! Look inside the Little Free libraries to find lead resources coloring pages, activities for the kiddos, and more!

Send us your best pictures and you could be featured on our page!

Brown County's Lead Coalition is giving away resources all over town! Check out the East Side of Brown County and take a...
09/04/2018

Brown County's Lead Coalition is giving away resources all over town! Check out the East Side of Brown County and take a look at the Little Free Libraries- you'll find some of our books and coloring pages for all ages!

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09/01/2018
LFL Neville Museum

Check out the Little Free Library at the Neville Public Museum to get your Brown County Lead Coalition kids packet! Grab a book and check out the new exhibit on bees!

Looks like we have another young reader! Take a look at your local Little Free Library to look for coloring pages, books...
08/30/2018

Looks like we have another young reader!

Take a look at your local Little Free Library to look for coloring pages, books, and more! Brown County Lead coalition has put over 100 packets all across the county! Send us a picture and you may end up on our page!

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Summer is a time to get your hands dirty! But… WATCH OUT FOR LEAD. Lead found in dirt around your home is usually from e...
06/27/2018

Summer is a time to get your hands dirty! But… WATCH OUT FOR LEAD. Lead found in dirt around your home is usually from exterior house lead paint. If you have an older home (built before 1978), there may be lead dust or chips in the dirt next to your home. Make sure to locate play areas and gardens away from your house or garage to avoid lead exposure from the dirt. For more information
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p45015.pdf

Are you pregnant? Did you know that pregnant women with high blood lead levels can have high blood pressure, miscarriage...
06/11/2018

Are you pregnant? Did you know that pregnant women with high blood lead levels can have high blood pressure, miscarriage, small babies, and brain, kidney, and nervous system damage in the infant? It can even cause your child to have learning or behavior problems. All pregnant women with even one risk factor should have a blood lead level done with their provider. For a list of risk factors, please visit
https://www.poison.org/articles/2013-jul/lead-and-pregnancy

If you are in the Brown County Central Library, look for our display! The display is located in the children's book sect...
06/01/2018

If you are in the Brown County Central Library, look for our display! The display is located in the children's book section and will be up the enitre month of June.

Spring is in the air, time to open your windows and enjoy the breeze. But… WATCH OUT FOR LEAD. If you have older windows...
04/23/2018

Spring is in the air, time to open your windows and enjoy the breeze. But… WATCH OUT FOR LEAD. If you have older windows, they could be covered with lead paint or varnish. When you open the window, the friction causes lead dust. Lead dust can get on surfaces and objects that children touch (such as toys). Settled lead dust can re-enter the air when the home is vacuumed or swept, or people walk through it. To reduce exposure to lead dust, it is especially important to maintain all painted surfaces, and to clean frequently. To learn more about how to protect your family from lead exposure, please visit the EPA website.
https://www.epa.gov/lead/protect-your-family-exposures-lead

Did you know that if you work with lead, you could be bringing home this toxic metal? Lead dust can be on your clothes, ...
04/05/2018

Did you know that if you work with lead, you could be bringing home this toxic metal? Lead dust can be on your clothes, shoes, skin, hair, and hands. What can you do if you work with lead? Wash, shower (if possible) and change into clean clothes and shoes before leaving work to keep lead out of your home and vehicle. Get more tips athttps://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p01296.pdf

Is that holiday toy made with lead? Find out: bit.ly/2zCheKB
12/12/2017

Is that holiday toy made with lead? Find out: bit.ly/2zCheKB

Are you using lead bullets this season? Here are some tips for avoiding lead in your venison. Consider switching to copp...
11/28/2017

Are you using lead bullets this season? Here are some tips for avoiding lead in your venison.

Consider switching to copper bullets to save more of your meat.

11/02/2017
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Great Information from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services!

Join us for helpful tips about childhood lead poisoning prevention. In this roundtable discussion, we partnered with Wisconsin Department of Health Services to answer frequently asked questions about sources of lead and preventing lead exposure.

Join the Wisconsin Department of Nautral Resources today at noon on their page for helpful tips about childhood...
11/02/2017

Join the Wisconsin Department of Nautral Resources today at noon on their page for helpful tips about childhood lead poisoning prevention.

Join us tomorrow at noon on our page for helpful tips about childhood lead poisoning prevention. We’ll answer frequently asked questions about sources of lead and preventing lead exposure in a roundtable discussion with Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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Green Bay, WI

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(920) 448-6400

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Were still out here representing our Wisconsonites & anyone else who can hear us! Thank you Brown County Lead Coalition for your guidance throughout our journey with my child's lead poisoning! Enjoy the video & feel free to share far & wide :)