IDPH Lead Screening & Case Follow-Up Guidelines

Posted on: August 3, 2010

Safe and Healthy Homes

Safe and Healthy Homes is a primary prevention partnership linking parents and resources in an effort to abate lead hazards before toddlers begin crawling and exploring the home environment.  Safe and Healthy Homes is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Lead Screening and Case Follow-Up Guidelines for Local Health Departments (.pdf)

This manual was created for local heath departments to guide efforts regarding lead poisoning prevention and treatment. Included in this document are the updated screening and referral documents for Illinois.


For more information about lead poisoning prevention and the Safe and Healthy Homes Project, please contact:

Jennie Pinkwater
Director, Prevention Projects
1400 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60642
312/733-1026, ext 213
Fax: 312/733-1791