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About the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
DOH Provider Notification Letter Re: Potential For Falsely Low Blood Lead Test Results from LeadCare Analyzers - 05/23/2017
FDA Warns Against Using Magellan Diagnostics LeadCare Testing Systems with Blood Obtained from a Vein: FDA Safety Communication
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
The program is authorized under the following state and federal rules and / or statues.
- The Florida Lead Poisoning Prevention Screening & Education Act, section 381.985.
- Chapter 64D-3, Florida Administrative Code
If you have a question about services related to lead poisoning in your community, contact your County Health Department.
For questions about the state program contact the Florida Lead Poisoning Prevention Program