County Commission transfers money to test children for lead exposure

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 18, 2019 8:47 PM CT | Published: November 18, 2019 5:58 PM CT

The Shelby County Commission voted Monday to transfer $80,000 to the Health Department to cover the cost to test potentially 19,000 students at 35 schools where excessive levels of lead were found in water sources.

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Alisa Haushalter Shelby County Commission Shelby County Health Department Shelby County Schools
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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