Childhood Lead Poisoning
Information for Providers on the LeadCareII Recall
Read Maine CDC's guidance for providers on re-testing patients affected by the June 2021 LeadCareII test kit recall. Download the new guidance.
Webinar Presentation on Universal Blood Lead Testing
Providers, find answers to frequently asked questions about the new blood lead testing requirements. Watch a recorded webinar on Maine's Universal Blood Lead Testing Mandate. (YouTube)
New Blood Lead Testing Requirements
Effective June 27, 2019, Maine law requires blood lead tests for all children at 1 and 2 years of age. Download the new testing guidelines. or read an update on the changes.
2018 Legislative Report
Read the latest report to the Maine Legislature on childhood lead poisoning prevention activities in Maine. Learn about blood lead testing and lead poisoning rates in Maine, progress toward making housing lead-safe, and primary prevention efforts.