MCH LEAD POISONING PREVENTION TOOLKIT
This toolkit compiles educational, advocacy, and planning resources for public health agencies working to prevent and mitigate maternal and child lead poisoning. Learn More
Our CoIIN members have developed statewide actions and initiatives for lead poisoning prevention and mitigation. Included in these case studies are resources & summaries from the CoIIN state teams and partners.Browse all case studies
By creating a pilot program, the Pennsylvania state team facilitated partnerships between Head Start centers and Federally Qualified Health Centers to increase onsite lead testing.
By implementing a tier system that recognizes pediatricians’ lead testing rates and conducting outreach, the New Jersey team increased testing to reflect the state’s universal screening rule.
By working with local grantees, the Michigan state team developed trainings and toolkits to increase awareness and screening of blood lead testing for pregnant and nursing women.
Using interactive provider trainings and informational materials, the Illinois state team increased blood lead level testing and identification in young children and pregnant women.
The Iowa state team initiated three clinical pilot projects that increased blood lead level testing of young children and conducted data analyses to understand provider testing rates and trends.
Through community-focused campaigns and provider report cards, the Missouri state team increased blood lead level testing of young children.
Through a creative media campaign, the Alabama state team educated Alabamans about lead poisoning prevention and testing and increased care coordination.
The Mississippi state team partnered with Medicaid to assess trends in blood lead level testing and reporting and provided lead poisoning prevention education in high-need areas.