Lead Poisoning

In Prince George's County

Lead Poisoning Free
  • All children between six months and six years of age should have a blood test for lead.
  • Remind your doctor to test your child if it is not part of their regular care.
  • It is especially important for children who live or spend time in older homes with peeling paint.

Prince George's County Health Department

Lead and Healthy Homes Program

lead and healthy homes program

Largo Government Center
9201 Basil Court, Suite 318
Largo, Maryland 20774

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except County Holidays

Office: 301-883-7662
TTY/STS Dial 711 for Maryland Relay
EnvironmentalHealth@co.pg.md.us

​Services

Prince George's County Health Department provides several services to residents as part of the Lead and Healthy Homes Program, including:

  • Nursing case management for children with high lead levels in their blood. We also provide testing for uninsured children. Call301-883-7538.
  • Environmental assessments of residences for the presence of lead, in response to confirmed medical reports of elevated blood levels in children and adults. Call 301-883-7662.
  • Referrals to the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Program as necessary, when adult lead exposure is suspected in the workplace.
  • Educational programs concerning potential lead exposure and safe lead paint abatement techniques.
  • Telephone consultations on asthma triggers, mold and other indoor air contaminants.

Lead in Drinking Water

Also, we provide telephone consultations regarding lead in drinking water. Call 301-883-7651.

​​Other Links

CDC Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program La toxicidad del plomo