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Jefferson County Health Department receives EPA grant for lead poisoning prevention

(Hillsboro) The Jefferson County Health Department has received a grant to address lead poisoning prevention in the county. Melissa Parmeley is the Clinical Services Manager with the health department…..

Parmeley says the grant funding will help with continued education concerning lead.

Parmeley says lead in Jefferson County is still a big problem in some areas.

Blood lead testing is available at all three Jefferson County Health Department locations at no cost to the patient. Call (636) 797-3737 to schedule an appointment or visit jeffco health dot org for more information.

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