Blood Lead Testing of Children

Children are at risk for lead poisoning when they are exposed to lead hazards. Find out what the risks of exposure are in Wisconsin and at what ages children should be tested.

Wisconsin Blood Lead Screening Recommendations (PDF, 77 KB) One-page summary of recommendations for assessing a child's risk for lead poisoning.

 

Additional Resources - Coping With Your Child's Diagnosis (Exit DHS; PDF, 590 KB)

 

Wisconsin Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program Clinic Locations. WIC clinics may offer blood lead tests to enrolled clients.

Wisconsin Local Public Health Departments. Local public health departments can assist in identifying places to obtain a blood lead test and provide follow-up services to lead poisoned children.

 

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Last Revised: September 08, 2014

 

Last Revised: February 24, 2015