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Mold and Lead Workshop to be held in Birmingham, Alabama

Release Date: 03/19/2012
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov

ATLANTA – Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), and the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) will present a community workshop on mold and childhood lead poisoning prevention on March 26, 2012.

The workshop will include brief presentations on EPA recommendations for removing and avoiding the future growth of mold, and on the Alabama Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Regulatory Programs. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss these issues following the presentations. The workshop is free and open to the public.

WHO: EPA, ADPH and JCDH

WHAT: Mold and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Workshop

WHEN: March 26, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. (Doors will open at 5:30 pm)

WHERE: Hudson K-8 School
3300 Shuttlesworth Drive
Birmingham, AL 35207


Community members interested in obtaining additional information are encouraged to contact Barbara Newman of the Jefferson County Department of Health at (205) 930-1254.