College of Nursing


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Health Science Campus
Collier Building, RM 4405

3000 Arlington Ave
Toledo, OH 43614
Mail Stop 1026
Student Services: 419.383.5810
Undergrad Advisor: 419.530.2673
Graduate Advisor: 419.383.5841


Should your child be tested for lead? Go to: Blood Lead Testing Requirements for Ohio Children less than 6 Years of Age 

What treatment would your child require if they test positive for lead? Go to: Medical Management Recommendations for Ohio Children Receiving Blood Lead Tests Ohio Department of Health• Ohio Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program•

REMEMBER: There is no safe level of lead in the blood.

1. Toledo Lucas County Health Department - Childhood Lead Department

Contact Lead RN: 419-213-4080

General Contact: 419-213-4100

Provides free walk-in lead screenings for children ages 1-6 years old residing in Lucas County. Home assessments and case management also provided at no cost if a child is determined to have an elevated lead level. Case management services include referrals for medical, nutrition, and home safety resources.

HEPA vacuum loan program - Registered Sanitarian, 419-213-4099

Self-referrals and provider referrals accepted.

Walk-in lead screenings -Toledo Lucas County Health Department

2. Help Me Grow Program, Lucas County

General Contact Number: 419-725-7194

Help Me Grow Early Intervention - Provides screenings and family-centered services to infants and toddlers ages 0-3 with a developmental disability or a condition likely to result in a developmental delay or disability.

Help Me Grow Home Visiting-Provides first-time new or expectant parents information and support needed to prepare for the birth of their child. Ongoing education and support may continue to age 3.

Early Head Start -Home-based or center-based early education programs to assist parents become their child's first teacher. Eligibility requirements include family income 100% of poverty or below and child age 0-3.

Self-referrals or referrals from other concerned party are accepted. There is no cost to the family for these services. Out of county residents will be referred to appropriate county.

3. Women, Infants and Children Program, Lucas County

General Contact Number: 419-213-4422

Provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support and supplemental foods.

4. Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH), Lucas County office

Contact: Kathy Holmes, RN 419-213-4126

Provides assistance with payment for diagnostic services and treatment to children who are uninsured or under-insured with a qualifying diagnosis. Contact the office to determine eligibility. Further information can be found at

5. Ohio Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OHHLPPP)

Ohio Department of Health: 614-466-4110

An online resource by the Bureau of Child and Family Health to provide education regarding home safety from lead poisoning to families, professionals, providers and landlord and tenants.

6. Ohio Medicaid

Consumer Hotline 1-800-324-8680

Provides information for those on Ohio Medicaid and Ohio Managed Care Plans.

• Information specific to each program or plan
• How to switch plans
• Apply for benefits
• Managed care benefits such as medical advice line and health and wellness programs
• Find a provider

7. Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services

To determine eligibility and apply for benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare, EBT cards, and other temporary assistance.

8. Medicaid Provider Hotline 1-800-686-1516

For providers who have questions about Medicaid and managed care guidelines

Last Updated: 8/21/18