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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Intersecting Services: Reaching Families Through Public Benefits Outreach Programs Webinar

December 11, 2014
Low-income families often rely on trusted community organizations for help applying for valuable benefits like the Earned Income Tax Credit, nutrition assistance and home energy assistance. Partnering with such programs helps extend the reach of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) outreach and enrollment efforts. This webinar features representatives from organizations that work on connecting eligible families with public benefits and resources.