Media Release – 2023 Children’s Lead Levels Continue to Decline

The results from the 2023 children’s blood lead testing clinic show that the average blood lead
level for children aged six months to 36 months in Trail and Rivervale is 2.1 micrograms per decilitre. The downward trend continues with the average remaining below 3 since 2018. The Program is pleased to report participation has increased over the last two years after a drop during the pandemic.

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