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

U.S. flag U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Getting to Know the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign and Available Resources

September 11, 2019

This webinar provides an overview of resources available through the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign to support outreach and enrollment efforts of partners, grantees and other organizations conducting Medicaid and CHIP outreach and enrollment efforts to reach uninsured, eligible children and their parents and caretakers. The resources discussed range from print and online materials to toolkits, fact sheets, and public service announcements. In addition to year-round enrollment, the webinar also provides an overview of other initiatives that partners can leverage, including Back-to-School, oral health, and youth sports. All resources discussed in this webinar can be found on InsureKidsNow.gov.