Childhood Lead Poisoning & Prevention

Picture of a Scott County health inspector testing for lead paint.
Scott County Health Department can test for lead paint.

Picture of lead paint chipping off side of house.
Lead paint doesn't have to be chipping this bad to be unhealthy.

Picture of lead paint chipping off side of house.
Older homes can be sources of dangerous lead paint.

What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Program?

The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Program:

When do the Screening Clinics for Lead take place?

Walk-in clinics are:

Wednesdays: 8:15 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 8:15 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Other times are available by making an appointment.

Lead Screening

Is there a fee for the service/program?

The lead poisoning program screening is free for children at high risk, up to six years old.