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Childhood Lead Poisoning & Prevention

Childhood Lead Poisoning & Prevention

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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:

  • Provides medical and environmental case management for children ages six and under who have been identified with lead poisoning
  • Conduct follow-up inspections of the children's homes
  • Regulate the removal of lead from the home

When do the Screening Clinics for Lead take place?

Walk-in clinics are:

Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 8:15 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Other times are available by making an appointment.

Is there a fee for the service/program?

The lead poisoning program screening is free for children up to six years old.

For information on the Iowa Administrative Code and Scott County Code:

  • Iowa Administrative Code 642, Chapters 69 & 70, Lead Hazard Notification Process & Lead Based Paint Activities

https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/iac/chapter/04-13-2016.641.69.pdf

https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/iac/chapter/04-13-2016.641.70.pdf

  • Scott County Code, Chapter 27, Lead:

http://www.scottcountyiowa.us/board/pub/code/Chapter_27_-_Lead_Program.pdf

Crackled Lead Paint

Older homes can be sources of dangerous lead paint. Lead paint doesn't have to be this bad to be unhealthy. Scott County Health Department can test for lead paint.

Lead paint inspection tool used inside a home

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