See childhood lead exposure levels mapped in Michigan
State data shows a 30 percent increase in childhood lead poisoning in Kent County from 2014 to 2015. It's particularly acute in southeast Grand Rapids – where levels are among the highest in the state.
Below is a map of all zip codes in Michigan where testing found childhood elevated blood lead (EBL) levels in 2015. Each dot represents a zip code area by size of EBL percentage.
Click on the dot in the map below to see city, percentage and other information.
Childhood elevated blood lead (EBL) levels in Michigan for 2015. EBL is defined as more than 5 ug/dL detected in a blood sample. Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services 2015 Provisional Data Report.