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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

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