Lead paint removal program comes to Cerro Gordo

Lead Paint Removal

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(ABC 6 News) – The Cerro Gordo County area will receive more than $2.1 million in federal funding to help battle lead paint removal.

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant to CG Health to remove lead paint from homes in the county. Lead exposure can lead to a variety of health issues in children and it could be a big help. More than half the homes in the area were built before 1960 ,when the amount of lead in paint was significantly higher.

If you’d like to learn on how to enroll in the county’s lead hazard control program, CLICK HERE.