Lauren Lindstrom

Lauren Lindstrom is a lead health reporter for the Toledo Blade. Lindstrom covers a range of institutions and topics involving health and wellness in the Toledo area, including the major hospital systems, public health department, Ohio’s opioid epidemic, and lead poisoning in children. She frequently appears on the 5 p.m. broadcast of The Blade’s media partner, WTVG 13abc for the daily “Blade Briefing.” Lindstrom received the top 2017 Touchstone Award for excellence in journalism in the daily print category for in-depth articles exposing lead hazards to children and families in older homes.