Elevated Blood Lead Program

The Health Department is alerted by the State of Maryland of those children who have high levels of lead in their blood. Usually this information comes after a routine visit to to the pediatrician where regular testing has occured.  

Once the Health Department is notified, the family and pediatrician are contacted to work together with the Health Dpeartment to provide case management and resources for children from birth to 6 years old.

For questions or more information, call the Howard County Health Department at: 410-313-7500 or toll free at 1-866-313-6300.

Additional questions may be directed by e-mail to askhealth@howardcountymd.gov

Non-Paint Lead Sources

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Non-paint lead sources flyer draft-MW