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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Lead Poison Prevention

Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County

Childhood lead poisoning can have long-term health consequences, including developmental delays and deficits, both intellectual and behavioral.  There is NO safe level of lead in the blood in children.



In-service education is available for healthcare providers and their staff on childhood lead testing and reporting guidelines. 

Lead testing for homes is available for a fee. 

Call 813-307-8071 or email us


Add this number to your cell phone speed dial: 1-800-222-2122


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