Lead Resource Guide for Health Care Providers

Baby cartoon imageThe Vermont Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program works with providers to ensure that all children are tested for lead. State law requires that all children are tested for lead at 12 months and 24 months.

Pediatric Blood Lead Testing Guidelines PDF document
When to screen asymptomatic children for lead; when to confirm capillary blood lead tests; other indications to screen for lead.

Pediatric Medical Case Management for Venous Confirmed Blood Lead Levels PDF document
Retesting schedule and clinical treatment guidelines

Health and Immunization Registry
To make access to children’s lead results more efficient, there is a page in the Health Registry under an individual’s patient information where providers can view blood lead test results.

More Resources

Blood Lead Analysis and Sample Collection Resources PDF document

Capillary Blood Lead Specimen Collection Instructions PDF document

Lead Testing Medicaid Payment Guidelines PDF document

Parent Education Materials
A variety of information and resources for adults and children.

Sources of Lead
Facts about lead exposure through paint, soil, air, water, food, containers, and through job activities.

Contact Information

Vermont Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry St., PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Tel. 800-439-8550 or 802-865-7786
EMail: AHS.VDHHealthyHomes@state.vt.us

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