Health officials in Saline County have discovered that 30 children there have elevated levels of lead in their blood. The health department is planning a public information session in Salina later this month. Heartland Health Monitor's Bryan Thompson has details.
Bryan Thompson is a reporter for the KHI News Service and a contributor to Heartland Health Monitor, a reporting collaboration focused on health issues and their impact in Kansas and Missouri. The partners — Kansas Public Radio, KCUR, KMUW, KCPT Public Television and the KHI News Service — strive to bring listeners and readers timely, accurate and comprehensive coverage of health and health-related issues.