Lead Poisoning Screening

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    Programs that take blood samples from young children to identify individuals who have ingested paint or other materials containing lead and have absorbed an undue amount of the substance. Results may lead to continued surveillance, testing, referrals for medical evaluation, and/or housing inspection to identify lead hazards and prevent further occurrences of lead poisoning. Included are screenings conducted during home visits and clinic-based screening.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Education/Prevention ServicesThe lead poisoning prevention program works to educate and inform the public on the dangers of lead poisoning and provides a comprehensive program to children with elevated lead levels. Lead screening is available at all Montgomery County Public Health clinics. MontgomeryLEAD POISONING PREVENTIONMONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides lead poison screening, including education and public awareness of lead hazard in paints and other substances.FranklinLEAD POSIONING PREVENTION AND PUBLIC AWARENESSFRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Education/Prevention ServicesFulton County Public Health operates a lead testing clinic once a month at our office for those children with no insurance. The majority of children; however, receive a prescription from their family physician and have the test done at a local hospital laboratory. The tests are provided to all children age 6 months up to 6 years of age. The results are sent to Fulton County Public Health for follow-up and risk reduction education.FultonLEAD PROGRAMFULTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Health Care ServicesProvides community clinics, in various locations throughout the county, that provide immunizations, lead testing, HIV/HCVtesting and counseling, and TB Testing.EssexCOMMUNITY CLINICSESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program screens and identifies children with elevated blood lead levels and provides appropriate follow-up and teaching in collaboration with primary care providers. GreeneCHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAMGREENE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Columbia County Department of Health provides lead screenings for children under age 6 who have no medical insurance. An environmental assessment for lead in a structure can be performed by this department when elevated blood levels have been demonstrated for occupants.ColumbiaLEAD POISONING SCREENINGCOLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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