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A lead-poisoning solution within reach: Persistent Poison Pt IV

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This is the last story in our four-part series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.”  

In Alameda County, which has some of the highest lead levels in the country, an energetic public health nurse helps families after their child has been lead poisoned. But her work is a stopgap solution. What’s the answer to preventing leading poisoning before it starts? Tune into KALW 91.7FM Monday–Thursday at 5pm. Listen on-demand wherever you get your podcasts.