Lead Testing Information

  • If you are concerned that your child might be at risk for lead poisoning, talk with your doctor, your child's pediatrician, or contact the Shelby County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) at 901-222-9582 or by email for information on screening and testing for lead poisoning.
  • Lead testing is provided at most Shelby County public health clinics by appointment as a part of EPSDT screenings (Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment) for children aged 0 to 5 years old. Call 901-222-9980 for more information or to make an appointment.

Below is a video demonstrating the testing procedure.