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Places with higher lead rates than Flint

Across Michigan, thousands of children are dealing with the effects of lead poisoning. Although much of the focus has been on lead in Flint's water supply, in many parts of the state the percentage of children with elevated levels of lead exceed rates in Flint. And the culprit is often lead paint found in older homes. Zoom in to see how many children tested positive in your ZIP code. The areas in red are where more than 5 percent of children tested had elevated lead levels, higher than Flint. (Dark red areas had 10 or more such children; light red areas had fewer than 10 children).

Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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