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Free Lead Testing for In-Home Childcares Available

SIDNEY -- Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) is continuing to take steps towards ensuring the safety and well-being of children in the community by offering free lead testing services specifically for in-home childcare. Free testing is provided by a grant awarded to PPHD from the National Center for Healthy Housing. This test is a $250 value, including the lab analysis and report write-up.

Lead poisoning poses a serious threat to children's health and development, and in-home childcares can be at increased risk due to various environmental factors. Recognizing the importance of early dete...


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