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Lead

Citrus County Health Department

Overview of the Program 

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

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