Childhood Lead Poisoning
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.
Lead in School Drinking Water
Looking for information on lead in school drinking water? Visit these pages or check out this fact sheet for parents and guardians.
The Rules Relating to the Lead Poisoning Control Act were amended on September 12, 2016. Download the amended rules from the State of Maine Office of the Secretary of State.
Updated: Blood Lead Testing Schedule
As of September 19, 2016 the Maine CDC will begin conducting full lead investigations of a child's home environment when a venous blood lead test result is > 5 ug/dL. View and download the updated blood lead testing schedule.