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Report Finds Childhood Lead Levels in Philly Are Going Down, but Some Neighborhoods See Higher Concentrations

Kier... in Sight

A new report shows that the number of children who are exposed to lead is declining in Philadelphia. But some neighborhoods continue to see higher rates of exposure than others. WHYY’s Nicole Leonard was in Strawberry Mansion as city health officials released the new data.

(Original air-date: 11/3/22)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.