The Vermont Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program works with providers to ensure that all children are tested for lead. State law requires that all children are tested for lead at 12 months and 24 months.
Pediatric Blood Lead Testing Guidelines
When to screen asymptomatic children for lead; when to confirm capillary blood lead tests; other indications to screen for lead.
- Flowchart: Pediatric Blood Lead Testing
Visual guide for testing and case management procedure.
Pediatric Medical Case Management
for Venous Confirmed Blood Lead Levels
Retesting schedule and clinical treatment guidelines
Health and Immunization Registry
To make access to children’s lead results more efficient, there is a page in the Health Registry under an individual’s patient information where providers can view blood lead test results.
- Health Registry Access and Confidentiality Agreement
To access the Lead section of the registry, providers must submit this agreement form. Email the completed form, checking the "Blood Lead" box, to AHS.VDHHealthyHomes@state.vt.us.
Parent Education Materials
A variety of information and resources for adults and children.
Sources of Lead
Facts about lead exposure through paint, soil, air, water, food, containers, and through job activities.
Vermont Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry St., PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Tel. 800-439-8550 or 802-865-7786