CLAIM: Children from the schools in Paramount are getting leukemia.

No public health studies have been conducted that indicate an elevated level of risk for Paramount youth. As such, any claims made to that effect are made without evidence. Due to privacy restrictions,Paramount Unified School District has limited access to comprehensive information about the health of its students. However, the District’s nursing and site staff are provided information about the medical needs of their children by the children’s parents. Based upon the information reported by these District professionals, there have been two cases of students with cancer identified by the District, one of them with leukemia.
For additional information, the District had published significant information on hexavalent chromium and their school facilities here:

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