Tama County Public Health & Home Care
Childhood Lead Poisoning
Prevention and Control Program
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Program
v Provides lead poisoning screening to children ages six and under.
v Provides medical and environmental case management for children ages six and under who have been identified with lead poisoning
v Conduct follow-up inspections of the children's homes
v Regulates the removal of lead from the home
Lead Screening Clinics locations
Clinics are held the in conjunction with Child Wellness Screening and WIC/Immunization Clinics on:
First and Second Thursdays and the Third Monday of each month - 8:30 – 3:30
St. Paul Lutheran Church (South entrance)
700 Harmon Street
Third Monday of each month - 8:00 – 12:00 Noon
United Presbyterian Church (South entrance)
Other times are available by making an appointment. You may call (641) 484-4788 or
1-866-484-4788 and ask for Joyce or Pam.
The lead poisoning program screening is FREE for children at high risk, up to six years old. If a funding source is available, we will attempt to bill that source.
For more information on lead, by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, click on the following link: http://www.epa.gov/lead