Skip Global navigation and goto content

It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

Skip MegaMenu and goto content


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: