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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program. John Bartkowski , Dr.PH President & CEO Sixteenth Street Community Health Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin. About Sixteenth Street CHC. What We Have Accomplished. SSCHC’s Lead Poisoning Prevalence Rates: 1995 - 36% 1999 - 15% 2007 - 5.1%

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sschc s childhood lead poisoning prevention program
SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

John Bartkowski, Dr.PH

President & CEO

Sixteenth Street Community Health Center

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

what we have accomplished
What We Have Accomplished

SSCHC’s Lead Poisoning Prevalence Rates:

  • 1995 - 36%
  • 1999 - 15%
  • 2007 - 5.1%
  • 2011 - 1.8% (6,771 unduplicated children)

By Comparison:

  • Nationwide - <1%
  • Wisconsin – 1.2%
  • City of Milwaukee – 3.4% (53206 at 17.5%)
how we have done it
How We Have Done It
  • Excellent Clinical Care
    • Provider Teams that “Get It”
    • High Rates of Testing – Best in State
      • Most providers test >95% of children who need it
    • On-Site Laboratory Services
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How We Have Done It
  • Complementary Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
    • Home-Based Education
      • Where the problem is
    • Longitudinal Family Tracking
    • Broader Community Outreach
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How We Have Done It
  • Quality Care Coordination
    • Strong Internal Communication
      • Provider Teams, Lab (EMR), Outreach Staff
    • Connection to External Resources
      • Milwaukee Health Department’s Primary Prevention Program (window replacement leveraging other lead containment/abatement)
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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Grant Funded
    • State of Wisconsin ~ $163,000
    • City of Milwaukee (HUD Pass-Thru) ~ $90,000
  • 5 Full-time Bilingual Staff Positions
    • Program Manager
    • Program Assistant
    • 2 Lead Outreach Workers
    • Community Capacity Builder
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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Referrals From:
    • SSCHC Medical Clinics & WIC Clinic
    • Door to Door Canvassing
    • Community Partners & Community Outreach
  • Referral Reasons:
    • BLL’s in the 5-14µg/dL Range
    • Provider or Family Concerns
  • 1,099 Active Families; 1,266 Children (July 2011)
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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Response to Referrals:

  • Conduct Admit Home Visit (291)
  • Conduct Follow-up Home Visit Every 3, 6 or 12 months (501)
  • Discharge family when appropriate (192)

Note: Numbers are from the July 2010 – June 2011 Program Year

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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Major Home Visit Objectives & Tasks:

  • Collect Demographic Information
  • Conduct an Environmental Home Assessment
  • Provide Parents with Lead Education & Set Household Goals
  • Conduct Lead Tests (when necessary)
  • Perform Interim Controls & Refer Out to MHD’s Primary Prevention Program
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SSCHC’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Looking Ahead:

  • Changes at WIC – Internal Blood Analysis
  • Develop Effective Partnerships to Capture Underserved Families
  • Continue Abatement Efforts - Expensive
  • Consolidation & Reduction of Federal $$
  • Sustaining Low Prevalence Rates
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