Lead Poisoning Prevention and Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

Thursday, April 18, 2024
6:30 pm8:30 pm
301 Manchester Rd., Suite 201A
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

In the first hour of this training, you will learn to identify the symptoms of lead poisoning, different sources of lead and how to prevent lead poisoning in children. You will also learn NYS DOH guidelines on lead screening for children. The second hour of this training will give an overview of tick-borne disease in Dutchess County, prevention strategies to reduce exposure to ticks, and minimize the risk of disease if tick bites do occur.

Trainer: Monique Jones, Associate Public Health Sanitarian, Public Health and Disease Prevention
and Beth Anne Barry, Public Health Advisor, Dept. of Behavioral & Community Health

The cost of this training is $25.00.
OCFS Topics covered include: nutrition and health needs of children.

This training is appropriate for all modalities.