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Chicago Tribune
CPS is testing schools for high lead levels in water: What you should knowElementary — the first school CPS found with elevated water-lead levels — teste
CPS is testing schools for high lead levels in water: What you should know
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Elementary — the first school CPS found with elevated water-lead levels — tested positive for high amounts of lead in their blood after a preliminary test. The Chicago Department of Public Health would not discuss the results of follow-up t... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel won't blame police misconduct chief for missing deadline to fire Cmdr. Evansschool about to begin. "We're going to give parents the information they need,
Emanuel won't blame police misconduct chief for missing deadline to fire Cmdr. Evans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
school about to begin. "We're going to give parents the information they need, and we're going to do as (head of the Chicago Department of Public Health) Dr. Julie Morita said, our public health official, continue to provide people... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aldermen call for hearings on lead in water at Chicago schoolstests on the students at Tanner were needed to confirm the initial test results
Aldermen call for hearings on lead in water at Chicago schools
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
tests on the students at Tanner were needed to confirm the initial test results, said Dr. Julie Morita, head of the Chicago Department of Public Health. More information about CPS lead testing is available online at:... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kids from Chicago school where high lead levels found to be tested furtherat Tanner Elementary are needed to confirm the results of the initial screening
Kids from Chicago school where high lead levels found to be tested further
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
at Tanner Elementary are needed to confirm the results of the initial screenings, said Dr. Julie Morita, head of the Chicago Department of Public Health. She said she didn't know the exact number of students affected but said it was less than... Read more
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NBC Chicago
12 Schools Test Positive for Elevated Levels of Lead: CPSparticularly schools that have been in place before 1986 that could have lead p
12 Schools Test Positive for Elevated Levels of Lead: CPS
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
particularly schools that have been in place before 1986 that could have lead piping, officials said. Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health Dr. Julie Morita said the move was "out of an abundance of caution." “We are not Flint,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Letters to the editorof these has an impact on the dramatic gaps seen in the health status of differ
Letters to the editor
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 26 days ago
of these has an impact on the dramatic gaps seen in the health status of different groups of Chicago residents. The Chicago Department of Public Health measures severe health inequities—the systemic differences in health status or outcomes... Read more

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