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What To Do At Each Level

Under Iowa's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program children with blood lead levels less than 10 µg/dL are not required to have an “overall case manager” since no additional services are required beyond routine blood lead testing and providing information to the family.  Venous blood lead level greater than or equal to 10 µg/dL are "Action Levels" that require a case manager who is responsible for ensuring the child receives all required services. Refer to the CLPPP service area map and list of contacts to find a local childhood lead program, or contact IDPH to determine the intervention services available in your county.

The Iowa Department of Public Health recommends the following services be provided by physicians, case managers, local public health and other child health services agencies:

 

Guidelines for treatment and follow up

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