Oneida County Government
Lead Poisoning... The Perfect Predator
This documentary brings together rarely-solicited perspectives on one of America’s most persistent public health issues from those who are intimately involved and affected time and time again – parents, teachers, home inspectors, landlords, health care professionals, legal advisors, local officials, and the victims themselves. Hear how this medical, social, and economic tsunami called ‘lead poisoning’ continues to devastate families and communities despite increasing knowledge that it is 100% preventable. Produced in New York State through a public health partnership including Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida, the Health Departments of Oneida, Steuben, and Tompkins Counties, NY, and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. This film may be used for educational purposes, and includes info on having your organization’s contact details added. Please visit www.stoplead.org for more information
City of Utica
Lead Paint Dust
It's Lead Paint Awareness month and local professionals discuss the dangers associated with lead paint dust and how it affects young children. They urge you to get your children and your homes tested. Houses built in the 1970's contain lead based paint and are ticking time bombs regarding young childre,
Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties
GHHI Utica-Oneida Compact Signing Event
On June 4, 2019, Lead-Free Mohawk Valley Coalition partners signed a compact with the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), establishing Utica-Oneida County as one of 26 designated GHHI sites in the nation. Oneida County, the City of Utica and other nonprofit partners will work in partnership to form “GHHI Utica-Oneida County,” which will perform comprehensive and coordinated home interventions that address health, safety, lead hazard, energy efficiency and weatherization concerns in eligible housing.
The Community Foundation
Lead-Free MV Coalition One Year Anniversary
The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties celebrates the first anniversary of the formation of the Lead-Free MV Coalition.Check out this timeline highlighting the Coalition’s initiatives from the past year and the progress made to address childhood lead poisoning in the Mohawk Valley.