Lead Evaluation Program

Lurie Children’s acknowledges that lead poisoning continues to be a common environmental disease of young children and has developed a lead evaluation program designed to detect and care for children with lead exposure.

Services provided in this program include comprehensive care for children with elevated blood lead levels include:

  • Identification of lead sources
  • Education on lead poisoning prevention
  • Environmental case management coordination with public health departments
  • Use of medications to reduce the levels of lead in the body (when indicated)

Learn about what you can do to minimize your child's lead exposure.