Acknowledgements

The following New York State Department of Health (the Department) staff made substantial contributions to the production of this report:

  • Rachel de Long, MD
  • Janet Wikoff
  • Cecilia O'Shea
  • Benjamin Baskin
  • Carol VanWie
  • Thomas Carroll
  • Michael Cambridge
  • Marilyn Kacica, MD
  • Todd Gerber
  • Susan Slade.

The Department thanks the members of the New York State Advisory Council on Lead Poisoning Prevention for their input and feedback on the content of this report. In addition, the Department acknowledges the daily work done by staff in local health departments, laboratories and health care practices across the state to collect, submit and process the results of blood lead laboratory tests that form the basis of the surveillance data and this analysis.