Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lycoming County - Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention - Lycoming County
Lycoming County State Health Center
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Description of Service
The Pennsylvania Department of Health's Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Program is comprised of four programs: the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP), the Lead Hazard Control Program (LHCP), the Lead Surveillance Program, and the Healthy Homes Program.
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program performs blood lead screening tests on children age six and under, focusing on children with the highest risk of being lead poisoned. They also provide:
Referral for diagnostic services and medical treatment
Investigation of lead hazards in the homes of lead-poisoned children
Technical assistance to property owners and local health officials regarding the remediation of lead-based paint hazards
Community, professional, and parent education regarding lead poisoning