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.
If you’d like to request an appointment with one of our specialists, call 1.800.543.7362 (1.800.KIDS DOC®).