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Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Environmental Health

Florida's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program conducts surveillance of blood lead testing and poisonings in the state, promotes blood lead screening for high-risk populations, and provides information to health care providers, individuals, and businesses on lead poisoning prevention.

The program activities include:

  • Surveillance and Epidemiology
  • Lead Poisoning Investigation
  • Primary Prevention
  • Coordination of Care
  • Lead Safety and RRP (Renovation, Reporting, and Painting)
  • Strategic Partnership

When children have elevated levels of lead in their blood, DOH-Volusia’s staff conduct interviews and field investigations to determine sources of lead in the home or environment.

For more information on this program visit the Florida Department of Health website.