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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Texas Campaign Outreach Video

The Children's Defense Fund -- Texas and Fiesta Mart in Houston join forces to enroll uninsured children in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program at in-store events. This partnership demonstrates how engaging local businesses can help boost enrollment of eligible children.