The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides education and follow-up case management for children up to age 6 with elevated blood lead levels.
For services related to lead abatement and remodeling, please contact the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation at 1-855-511-1210.
Reporting Lead Lab Results:
For blood lead levels ≥ 5 µg/dl:
Report results within 1 week of receipt of results. Report should include Patient's First and Last Name, Date of Birth, Street Address, City, State, Zip Code and County of Residence, Sample Date, Sample Type, Result, Provider's Name, and Provider's Phone Number.
For blood lead levels < 5 µg/dl:
Report results within 1 month of receipt of results. Report should include at least Patient's First and Last Name, Date of Birth, Zip Code, Sample Date, Sample Type, Result, Provider's Name, and Provider's Phone Number.
Laboratories should report electronically. Practitioners using portable devices should report using standard forms available at health.tn.gov/MCH/Lead.shtml#4 and fax to Housing and Environmental Health, University of Tennessee Extension (865) 974-5370. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or concerns.
Updated August 2012