Lead and Asthma Home Visiting Program

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program 

  • Exists to assist families of children identified with an elevated blood lead level
  • Patient education to decrease or eliminate exposure is conducted
  • Provides a home visit with a nurse and a regional sanitarian Issues an official notice of elevated blood lead level to the landlord if the home is a rental property
  • A Lead Assessment and care coordination is conducted for lead levels of 5 µg/dl. or higher 

Lead Poison Prevention & Education 

Lead Poison Prevention and Education is provided to parents, tenants and property owners about:
  • Environmental Control Measures
  • Lead awareness and prevention
  • Landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities
  • Screening opportunities
If you would like to have your child tested for lead, please schedule an appointment with your health care provider. If you do not have insurance, please call 301-600-3343 for information on resources in the Frederick County area.