Lead Poisoning Screening

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    Taxonomy Code: LF-4900.4500

    Programs that take blood samples from young children to identify individuals who have ingested paint or other materials containing lead and have absorbed an undue amount of the substance. Results may lead to continued surveillance, testing, referrals for medical evaluation, and/or housing inspection to identify lead hazards and prevent further occurrences of lead poisoning. Included are screenings conducted during home visits and clinic-based screening.

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    IMMUNIZATION ACTION PROGRAMProvides free immunizations, examinations, tuberculosis, screening, lead screening for children 2 years and younger. Older schoolage children who are unable to attend school due to lack of immunization may be seen on a case by case basis.SuffolkIMMUNIZATION ACTION PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES
    LEAD SCREENING PROGRAMTracks all lead elevations of 10 or above in Suffolk County for children aged birth to 6 years. Informational pamphlets on lead prevention/exposure and reminder follow up letters are sent to parents/guardians of children with levels 10-19. Private provider follow up letters are also sent. Home visits with Environmental Team are made for levels greater than or equal to 20 or three consecutive high teen levels. Case management is also initiated for greater to or equal to 20 levels.SuffolkLEAD SCREENING PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PATIENT CARE SERVICES

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