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The Cattaraugus County Preventive Services provides the following lead poisoning prevention services:

  • Provide lead poisoning prevention education.
  • Insure lead screening availability for age appropriate children through referral to private physicians or directly for uninsured or under insured children.
  • The Cattaraugus County Health Department offers free lead testing for children ages 1 and 2 who otherwise could not afford to be tested.
  • Provide case management to children with confirmed elevated lead levels and assess their environment to determine the source of lead contamination.
  • Instruct property owners of the methods/procedures to reduce or eliminate sources of lead poisoning.

Blood Test

Lead Care II - NOW with just a prick of the finger we can test Blood Lead Levels in Children in 3 Minutes!  Call 716-701-3439 for more details and appointments.  Also available at WIC sites throughout the County.

Preventing Lead Poisoning

Please read our Article on Lead Poisoning Prevention

Video Overview of Lead Poisoning

Recalled Items due to Lead Issues

To view items recalled due to unsafe lead levels visit:

 

Catt. County is an Accredited Health Department by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)