Local health departments (LHDs) provide services to children who are exposed to lead and to their families.
The information on this page is for LHD staff, and includes:
- Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Handbook for Local Health Departments.
- Forms and templates for case management of children exposed to lead, including the video on how to do a lead risk assessment.
Job aids for the online case management data system, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Surveillance System now is on the HHLPSS Job Aids webpage.
Information for public health professionals on submitting a claim for Medicaid reimbursement for lead-related services.
Information on this page has been organized into three categories. Please choose one of the following tabs.
The standards of practice of the Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and its agents, i.e., local health departments, are laid out in this handbook, Wisconsin Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Handbook for Local Public Health Departments, P-00660 (PDF).
Chapter 12. Medicaid Reimbursement of Service to Children with Lead Poisoning is currently not available. Information on how to proceed with Medicaid reimbursement for lead-related services is available.
Forms and Templates
While some of the forms linked below take you directly to the form, others go to a webpage where you have an option to print a PDF. Whenever possible, please fill out the Word-fillable document.
Templates for environmental risk assessment
Effective January 1, 2018, lead hazard investigators and lead risk assessors from local health departments are required to use the following templates for various aspects of all property investigations for lead-poisoned children. If your health department already has a template that is currently being used, you may submit it for review and approval by DHS.
Lead Scope of Work template (Word)
Work Orders Letter template (Word)
Clearance Report template (Word)
For more information
Wisconsin statutes and administrative rules: Wisconsin has a number of statutes and administrative rules with respect to childhood lead poisoning prevention, such as for local health departments, in child care centers, and other facilities, and in other departments.
HHLPSS Job Aids
The Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Surveillance System (HHLPSS) is a web-based, case management and surveillance application that was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for state and local childhood lead poisoning prevention programs. HHLPSS is used to track blood lead test results, addresses associated with elevated blood lead levels, case management activities, lead hazard investigations, and lead hazard remediation.
The following job aids will assist you with negotiating the Wisconsin HHLPSS web-based system. For the most successful experience, use Internet Explorer for your internet platform; do not use Chrome or Firefox. If you have questions, please contact the HHLPSS Coordinator, 608-266-5817, or via email, DHS Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.