Tus neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee Maria Beltran, pem hauv ntej, npaj zaub mov ntawm chav kawm khoom noj khoom haus uas tuav los ntawm Lub Chaw Pabcuam Hauv Zos ntawm Cov Thawj Coj Xwm Ceev ntawm Hephatha Lutheran Lub Koom Txoos ntawm Milwaukee Sab Qab Teb. Beltran tau hais tias nws ob tug tub xeeb ntxwv raug tshuaj lom los ntawm cov hlau lead hauv nws lub tsev. Lead ua rau muaj kev pheej hmoo loj tshaj plaws rau kev loj hlob ntawm lub hlwb, qhov kev puas tsuaj tuaj yeem hloov tsis tau, tab sis kev kho mob thiab kev hloov khoom noj khoom haus tuaj yeem txo cov txhuas hauv cov ntshav. (Farrah Anderson / Wisconsin Saib)
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News414 yog kev pabcuam kev tshaj xov xwm kev sib koom tes ntawm Wisconsin Saib thiab Milwaukee Cov Neeg Zej Zog Xov Xwm Pab uas hais txog cov teeb meem tshwj xeeb, kev txaus siab, kev xav thiab cov ntaub ntawv xav tau los ntawm cov neeg nyob hauv nroog Milwaukee cov zej zog. Xav paub ntau ntxiv ntawm peb lub vev xaib or sau npe rau peb qhov kev pabcuam texting ntawm no.

Lead yog ib qho teeb meem kev noj qab haus huv rau pej xeem - ib qho neurotoxin uas ua rau lub hlwb thiab lub paj hlwb puas, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog rau cov menyuam yaus. Kev nthuav tawm tuaj yeem ncua kev loj hlob thiab kev loj hlob thiab ua rau muaj teeb meem nrog kev kawm, kev coj cwj pwm, hnov ​​lus thiab hais lus, raws li Tsoom Fwv Teb Chaws Chaw Tswj Xyuas Kab Mob thiab Tiv Thaiv.

Cov menyuam yaus tuaj yeem raug tshuaj lom los ntawm kev noj cov xim txhuas, cov hmoov lead-tainted dej, av, plua plav lossis lwm yam khoom siv lead ua. Lead ua rau muaj kev pheej hmoo loj tshaj plaws rau kev loj hlob ntawm lub hlwb, qhov kev puas tsuaj tuaj yeem hloov tsis tau, tab sis kev kho mob thiab kev hloov khoom noj khoom haus tuaj yeem txo cov txhuas hauv cov ntshav.

Cov tswv tsev muaj peev xwm tshem tawm cov teeb meem txhuas hauv lawv lub tsev, yog tias lawv muaj peev txheej. Tab sis cov neeg xauj tsev cia siab rau lawv cov tswv tsev los nqis tes ua. Qhov ntawd tsis yog ib txwm tshwm sim.

Nov yog yam uas yuav tsum paub yog tias koj yog ib tus neeg xauj tsev txhawj xeeb txog cov hlau lead hauv koj lub tsev.

Ntsuam xyuas koj tus menyuam thiab koj tus kheej - tshwj xeeb tshaj yog tias koj cev xeeb tub.

Tsis muaj qib ntawm txhuas yog suav tias yog kev nyab xeeb. Cov menyuam yaus tshwj xeeb yog qhov muaj kev cuam tshuam rau kev coj noj coj ua thiab tuaj yeem ntsib ntau dua vim lawv feem ntau muab lawv txhais tes lossis lwm yam khoom hauv lawv lub qhov ncauj, suav nrog cov xim pleev xim. Cov dej haus tuaj yeem ua rau 20% ntawm ib tus neeg tag nrho raug lead, raws li US Environmental Protection Agency - lossis txog li 60% rau cov menyuam mos noj cov mis nyuj feem ntau. Cov menyuam yaus uas muaj cov hlau lead hauv siab feem ntau tsis ua mob, txhais tau tias kev kuaj ntshav yog tib txoj hauv kev kom paub meej tias muaj teeb meem.

Cov neeg laus tuaj yeem ua rau muaj kab mob lead. Lead yog ib qho kev txhawj xeeb tshwj xeeb rau cov poj niam cev xeeb tub vim tias qhov tshwm sim tuaj yeem ua rau lub cev xeeb tub. Yog tias koj tus menyuam tau nce qib txhuas, sim koj tus kheej thiab. 

Feem ntau cov kev pab them nqi kho mob them rau kev kuaj txhuas. Tej zaum koj yuav raug nug kom ua tiav qhov kev xeem thib ob yog tias thawj qhov qhia tau tias muaj cov hlau lead hauv siab.

Ntau npaum li cas thiab thaum twg yuav kuaj? Koj nyob qhov twg tseem ceeb.

Wisconsin Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv pom zoo kom muaj kev sim thoob ntiaj teb rau cov menyuam yaus nyob hauv Milwaukee lossis Racine vim tias muaj feem ntau ntawm cov laus, uas yuav muaj kev phom sij hauv cov zej zog. Cov menyuam yaus yuav tsum tau sim tsawg kawg peb zaug ua ntej hnub nyoog 3 xyoos - ntawm 1 xyoos, 18 hlis thiab 2 xyoos. Cov menyuam yaus hnub nyoog 3 txog 5 xyoos yuav tsum tau sim txhua xyoo yog tias lawv ua tau raws li yam tsawg kawg ib qho ntawm cov hauv qab no: lawv nyob hauv ib lub tsev uas tsim ua ntej xyoo 1950 lossis ib qho ua ntej xyoo 1978 nrog kev kho tshiab tsis ntev los no lossis tsis tu ncua; lawv muaj ib tug nus muag los yog tus phooj ywg ua si nrog cov hmoov txhuas lom; lawv tau cuv npe hauv Medicaid lossis Cov Poj Niam, Cov Menyuam mos thiab Menyuam Noj Khoom Noj lossis tsis muaj kev pov hwm; lawv tsis muaj ntaub ntawv sau tseg txog kev xeem ua ntej. 

Lead lom ntawm cov menyuam yaus feem ntau tau khi rau kev sib cuag nrog cov laus, tev xim. Milwaukee lub tsev xauj tsev no tau raug tshuaj xyuas cov hlau lead hauv xyoo 2015. Cov tswv tsev tuaj yeem ua rau lawv cov khoom muaj kev nyab xeeb dua los ntawm kev tshem cov xim txhuas thiab lwm yam kev phom sij. Tab sis cov neeg xauj tsev, uas nws cov me nyuam tsis sib haum xeeb ntsib kev lom zem, cia siab rau cov tswv tsev los nqis tes ua. (Matt Campbell / Wisconsin Saib)

Cov kws kho mob yuav tsum ntsuas cov txheej txheem saum toj no thaum txiav txim siab seb tus menyuam nyob sab nraud Milwaukee lossis Racine yuav tsum raug kuaj thaum muaj hnub nyoog 1 txog 2 xyoos, lossis hnub nyoog 3 txog 6 xyoo, DHS hais. Nrhiav kom paub meej ntxiv no

Yog tias koj nyob hauv Milwaukee thiab muaj kev txhawj xeeb txog kev kis tus kab mob me me hu rau lub Cov Chaw Kho Mob Zej Zog Rau Nruab Nrab Rau Xyoo Street Milwaukee chaw ua hauj lwm ntawm 414-672-1353. Nws muab kev kuaj txhuas dawb rau cov ntshav siab thiab cov ntaub ntawv hais txog yuav ua li cas tshem tawm cov teeb meem txhuas hauv tsev mus tas li.

Children's Wisconsin tab tom sim ib qho kev sim uas tsom mus rau Milwaukee's North Side cov zej zog. Lub tsev kho mob tau koom tes nrog MacCanon Brown Tsis Muaj Tsev Nyob Sanctuary, uas muaj kev sim tshuaj txhuas dawb rau cov menyuam yaus hnub nyoog qis dua 10 xyoo rau hnub Saturday, thaum 10 teev sawv ntxov txog 2 teev tsaus ntuj Cov neeg nyob hauv yuav tsum hu rau 414-404-0900, txuas ntxiv 5, lossis email KDLeadtalk2@maccanonbrown.org, kom paub meej txog hnub xeem.

Cov tswv tsev yuav tsum nthuav tawm cov kev pheej hmoo 

Tsoom fwv teb chaws txwv tsis pub cov xim txhuas hauv cov tsev tsim tom qab xyoo 1978, thiab tsoomfwv txoj cai lij choj xav kom cov tswv tsev nthuav tawm qee cov ntaub ntawv rau cov neeg xauj tsev uas txav mus rau hauv lub tsev uas txwv qhov kev txwv no. Qhov ntawd suav nrog txhua yam uas paub txog cov khoom vaj khoom tsev muaj kev phom sij ntawm cov hlau lead, ib daim ntawv qhia thiab daim ntawv cog lus pom zoo rau daim ntawv xauj tsev. 

Yog tias koj tab tom txiav txim siab tsiv mus rau hauv tsev ua ntej xyoo 1978, nug tus tswv tsev txog cov teeb meem txhuas hauv tsev. 

Tshem tawm cov hlau lead los ntawm kev xauj tsev

Wisconsin Department of Health Services tau tsim lub Lead Safe Homes Program, uas pab tshem tawm cov teeb meem txhuas hauv tsev. Koj tuaj yeem tsim nyog yog tias koj yog: rau npe hauv Medicaid lossis BadgerCare Plus, ib feem ntawm tsev neeg uas muaj menyuam yaus hnub nyoog qis dua 19 xyoos, cev xeeb tub lossis nyob nrog ib tus neeg cev xeeb tub.

Lub xeev xav kom lub chaw saib xyuas kev noj qab haus huv hauv cheeb tsam tshawb xyuas thiab kev tswj xyuas cov xwm txheej rau cov menyuam yaus thaum ib qho kev kuaj ntshav venous pom tsawg kawg 20 mcg / dL ib deciliter ntawm cov hlau lead - lossis yog tias ob qhov kev sim ua yam tsawg kawg 90 hnub sib nrug pom cov hmoov txhuas ntawm 15 mcg / dL. Qhov ntawd suav nrog kev tshuaj xyuas cov khoom siv lead ua thiab xav kom cov tswv tsev tshem tawm cov phom sij.

Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv Milwaukee tab tom siv tsoomfwv Meskas Txoj Haujlwm Pabcuam Nyiaj Txiag los pab nyiaj rau kev sim ua haujlwm uas pab cov tsev neeg muaj menyuam uas ntsuas ntawm 10 txog 14.9 mcg/dL. Qhov no suav nrog kev tshem tawm cov hlau lead, kev kawm, kev faib cov khoom siv coj los nyab xeeb thiab kev tswj xyuas tus neeg mob.  

Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv Milwaukee kuj tau tsim Txoj Haujlwm Pabcuam Me Nyuam Yaus Tus Thawj Coj Thawj Coj, uas siv tsoomfwv cov peev nyiaj los muab cov tswv tsev txog li $40,000 rau kev txo qis. Cov tswv tsev tsim nyog yuav tsum txaus siab xauj tsev rau cov tsev neeg tau nyiaj tsawg nrog cov menyuam yaus - thiab tam sim no muaj cov neeg xauj tsev tau nyiaj tsawg.

Yuav hloov cov kav dej ua haujlwm li cas?  

Tom Iglinski, tus kws tshaj lij engineering nrog lub nroog Milwaukee, tuav ib txoj kab kev pab cuam hloov pauv rau lub Rau Hli 29, 2021. Lub nroog Milwaukee tau hais kom cov neeg nyob hauv tsev txuas nrog cov kab kev pabcuam txhuas teeb tsa cov lim dej uas muaj ntawv pov thawj. (Isaac Wasserman / Wisconsin Saib)

Lub tuam tsev saib xyuas kev noj qab haus huv hauv nroog tsis tas yuav tsum tau kuaj dej rau cov hmoov txhuas thaum kuaj xyuas. Cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee tuaj yeem tshawb xyuas seb lawv cov khoom puas tau txuas nrog cov kev pabcuam ua haujlwm ntawm qhov chaw lub nroog lub vev xaib. 

Milwaukee nyob rau xyoo tas los no tau tso cai hloov cov kav hlau lead uas pom tias muaj kev cuam tshuam lossis xau - thiab cov uas ua haujlwm rau tsev kawm ntawv ntiav thiab cov chaw zov me nyuam. Rau kev hloov pauv, lub nroog qhov kev sib koom them nqi txwv lub tab rau cov tswv cuab koom nrog rau $ 1,592.

Cov khoom uas muaj ntau tshaj plaub chav nyob tsis tsim nyog rau kev sib faib nqi rau kev hloov pauv. Kuj tsis tsim nyog rau cov nyiaj pab: Milwaukee cov tswv tsev uas xaiv los hloov cov kev pabcuam thaum tsis xav tau. Lawv yuav tsum them 100% ntawm daim nqi.

Lub nroog Milwaukee pom zoo kom cov neeg nyob hauv tsev txuas nrog cov kab kev pabcuam ua haujlwm ib lub lim dej uas muaj ntawv pov thawj. Milwaukee-based Coalition on Lead Emergency tsis tu ncua tso cov lim dej rau cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee dawb xwb. 

Yuav ua li cas yws txog cov teeb meem txhuas

Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services pom zoo ua ntej hu rau koj tus tswv tsev yog tias koj txhawj xeeb txog cov hlau lead hauv koj qhov kev xauj tsev. Yog tias qhov ntawd tsis tshwm sim sai, koj tuaj yeem ua tau ua ntawv tsis txaus siab nrog lub tuam tsev. Tab sis DNS saib xyuas cov cai hauv tsev, tsis yog cov lej noj qab haus huv. Yog li nws tuaj yeem xaj kom tus tswv tsev kho cov xim pleev xim, tab sis nws tsis tuaj yeem txiav txim siab tag nrho. Qhov ntawd yog txoj haujlwm ntawm Milwaukee Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv, uas feem ntau tsuas yog xaj kom txo qis raws li tus menyuam qhov kev kuaj ntshav txhuas. 

Txhawm rau xyuas seb koj puas tsim nyog tau txais kev tshem tawm tag nrho, hu rau Milwaukee Health Department ntawm 414-286-2165.

Yog tias koj tshaj tawm txog kev txhawj xeeb rau koj tus tswv tsev, ua li ntawd hauv kev sau ntawv kom koj tuaj yeem ua pov thawj thaum koj ceeb toom rau lawv, raws li Tenant Resource Center, Madison-based nonprofit.

Ib tsab ntawv pab ua pov thawj thaum tus tswv tsev paub txog cov xim hlau lead - uas tuaj yeem pab koj qhia qhov tsis saib xyuas tom qab, lub chaw hais tias. Nws tseem yog "daim ntawv txoj kev uas yuav yuam tus tswv tsev kom nthuav tawm txhua qhov kev ua txhaum cai ntawm cov hlau lead rau cov neeg xauj tsev yav tom ntej."

Milwaukee Lub Tsev Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv tau lees paub txog cov teeb meem hauv kev tuav cov tswv tsev lav ris rau kev phom sij, tab sis lub tuam tsev tau cog lus tias yuav txhim kho kev tswj hwm hauv lub hlis tom ntej. 

Lwm lub koom haum twg yuav pab tau? 

Cov neeg nyob hauv Milwaukee yuav tsum hu rau IMPACT 211 (hu rau 2-1-1) yog tias lawv tab tom ntsib kev tsis muaj tsev nyob. Lawv kuj tuaj yeem mus saib IMPACT qhov chaw ntawm tus kheej rau hnub Monday, Wednesdays thiab Fridays: Kev kho ntawm Kev Ua Phem, thaum 9 teev sawv ntxov txog 11 teev sawv ntxov, thiab St. Ben's Clinic, thaum 1 teev tsaus ntuj txog 3 teev tsaus ntuj

Cov neeg nyob hauv tuaj yeem hu rau Milwaukee Rental Housing Resource Center (414-895-7368) yog tias lawv: ntsib kev ntiab tawm, xauj tsev lig lossis ntsib teeb meem tswv tsev/tus neeg xauj tsev. Lawv tuaj yeem taug kev mus rau 728 N. James Lovell St. lossis mus saib renthelpmke.org.

Yog xav paub ntxiv txog cov peev txheej, cov xwm txheej thiab cov hauv paus hauv paus kev teeb tsa ib puag ncig cov hlau lead, hu rau Coalition ntawm Lead Emergency ntawm CoalitionOnLeadEmergency@gmail.com. 

Rau kev txhawj xeeb txog kev ntiab tawm lossis lwm yam teeb meem raug cai hu Xeev Wisconsin Kev Cai Lij Choj ntawm 855-947-2529. 

cov Milwaukee Autonomous Tenants Union kuj muab kev pab rau cov neeg xauj tsev. Hu rau 414-410-9714.  

Lub nonprofit Wisconsin Watch (www.WisconsinWatch.org) koom tes nrog WPR, PBS Wisconsin, lwm cov xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab University of Wisconsin-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tau tsim, tshaj tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Wisconsin Watch tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam cov kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm cov koom tes.

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Farrah Anderson yog Scripps Howard Fund Investigative Reporting Intern ntawm Wisconsin Watch thiab News414 rau lub caij ntuj sov xyoo 2023. Anderson kawm sau xov xwm hauv University of Illinois ntawm Urbana-Champaign. Tam sim no nws ua haujlwm ua tus tshaj xov xwm thiab podcast tus tswv tsev ntawm Illinois Public Media thiab tus neeg sau xov xwm ywj pheej rau Invisible Institute thiab The New York Times. Yav dhau los, nws tau ua haujlwm ua haujlwm tshaj tawm rau Illinois Public Media thiab St. Louis Public Radio.