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Julie Krueger, MD – Is Your Home Lead Safe?

Julie Krueger, MD – Is Your Home Lead Safe?

About half a million U.S. Children below six years of age are exposed to lead each year. The District of Columbia’s Lead-Hazard Prevention and Elimination Act requires property owners to ensure…

AAP DC Statement on Racial Injustice

AAP DC Statement on Racial Injustice

This past week, our community has been engulfed in turmoil. Our children look out their windows and see flames, hear helicopters, and watch the military in the streets. Instead of...

AAPDC Seeks Executive Director

AAPDC Seeks Executive Director

The D.C. Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (DC AAP) is the local Washington, D.C. chapter of the national American Academy of Pediatrics, which represents over 67,000...

COVID-19 Resource Page

COVID-19 Resource Page

DC AAP has gathered information for our members and the DC families on COVID-19 resources. Members are invited to email covid19@aapdc.org with questions about COVID-19. Here is DCAAP’s compilation of resource materials on the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAP-FEMA Partnership on Child Preparedness

AAP-FEMA Partnership on Child Preparedness

By Breanna Smith, American Academy of Pediatrics As some of you might be aware, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working...