behavior and inhalation of particles from living in houses built
lead paint was used. The
cracking, peeling paint chips and dust from opening and closing
windows is the most common exposure source.
Elevated lead levels can result in
delays and if not treated can result in brain damage.
County Public Health operates a lead testing clinic once a month
at our office for those children with no insurance..
The majority of children, however, receive a prescription
from their family physician and have the test done at a local
hospital laboratory. The
tests are provided to all children age 6 months up to 6 years of