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Lead

Environmental Health

Florida's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program conducts surveillance of blood lead testing and poisonings in the state, promotes blood lead screening for high-risk populations, and provides information to health care providers, individuals, and businesses on lead poisoning prevention.

Information for:

The program is authorized under the following state and federal rules and / or statues.

  • The Florida Lead Poisoning Prevention Screening & Education Act, section 381.985.
  • The United States Lead Contamination Control Act of 1988
  • The United States Toxic Chemical Control Act
  • The United States Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (Title X)

For more information, please visit: http://www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-health/lead-poisoning/index.html