Harrison Center Lead Screening Results - 6/26/2018

On June 26, the Health Department held a blood lead level screening at Harrison Center. Additional data analyzed showed (these numbers are subject to change as confirmatory venous testing results come in):

701 individuals screened, of those:

  • Up to 24 (3.4%) out of 701 were elevated
  • 35 (5%) out of 701 lived outside the 48060 zip code
  • 646 were over the age of 6 years old (up to 19 out of 646 or 2.9% were elevated)
  • 55 were 6 years old and under (up to 5 out of 55 or 9% were elevated)

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reviewing all pediatric and adult blood lead levels so we can appropriately compare these rates with other communities.Everyone screened on June 26 with elevated blood lead levels has been notified. They have been referred to receive a venous blood draw in order to confirm an elevated blood lead level. Due to high interest, we will now be contacting everyone with their screening results.Do you have more questions about lead screening or need more information? Call our 24/7 Informational Lead Hotline at (810) 966-4160 or the Health Department at (810) 987-5300.

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