Enrollment is open to help Flint residents access vital healthcare services.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that the Flint water crisis is a public health emergency. Every single one of the nearly 100,000 residents of Flint have been exposed to dangerous levels of lead, with no resolution in sight to ensure them access to safe water.
Meanwhile, the long-term health and wellness of everyone poisoned by toxic levels of lead in Flint is at stake, with children and pregnant women at greatest risk. Children, especially those under six years old, are especially susceptible to the harms of lead exposure, because their bodies absorb more lead than those of adults and their brains and nervous systems are more sensitive to the damaging effects of lead.…Read more ›