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,
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
Lead: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Lead poisoning is a national problem. If only lawmakers were as concerned as the puppets on Sesame Street. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Sesame Street Lead Poisoning Prevention Project by Sesame Workshop. Development of this video was made possible by generous financial support provided by The Prudential Foundation. Starring Elmo, Rosita & Oscar the Grouch. This video is 15 minute in length and first released in 1996.
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.