City of Cincinnati offering free lead testing

For two days the City of Cincinnati offered free lead testing on toys and other household items.  The testing was part of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and is meant to keep families safe.  Officials also tested furniture and educational materials.

Lead poisoning has been an increasingly serious problem that can affect the health of children ages one to five years old.  Cincinnati Health Department officials also recommend that parents test their children for lead poisoning.

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