Blood Lead Screenings

October 24 – 30, 2021 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. About 3.3 million American families have children under 6 years of age at risk of exposure to lead. Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Families and Campaign partners can get more information here: CDC - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

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Pennsylvania Campaign Outreach Video

Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY) in Philadelphia teams up with Kids Smiles, a dental health provider, to help enroll eligible children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program when their families bring them in for free dental services. Once they are covered, children can get the dental care they need, when they need it.