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

Lead Screening for Children

If the answer to ANY of the following questions is "yes" or "do not know", please schedule an appointment for a lead test at the child's primary care center, a local clinic, or call the Lucas County Health Department Lead Nurse at 419-213-4080 to schedule an appointment.

1. Does the child live in or regularly visit a property built before 1978 that has peeling/chipping paint or recent/ongoing renovation? This includes childcare centers, preschools, or homes of a babysitter or relative.

2. Does the child live in a high risk zip code

3. Does the child have a sibling or playmate(s) who has or did have lead poisoning?

4. Does the child frequently come into contact with an adult who has a hobby or works with lead, such as: construction, welding, pottery, painting, or ammunition casing?

5. Did the child's mother have known lead exposure during her pregnancy with the child?

6. Is the child or his/her mother an immigrant or refugee?

7. Does the child live near an active or former smelter, battery recycling plant, or other industry known to release lead?

Last Updated: 3/13/18