Blood Lead Screening Clinic

Blood Lead Testing and Response Plan 4.7 MB

Testing for lead in children requires a blood test

  • One test at 12 months of age
  • One test at 24 months of age
  • One test between the ages of 3 and 6 years, if not previously tested

Testing is simple and can be done by your child’s doctor. Ask the doctor to test your child for lead.

Blood Lead Screening Clinic

Blood lead testing is available at the Family Health Care Center inside the Southern Nevada Health District’s main facility at 280 S. Decatur Blvd. (map & directions) Monday-Friday for children between the ages of 1 and 5. Appointments are required. Call (702) 759-1800.

Most insurance companies cover the cost of lead screenings for children. The Southern Nevada Health District accepts most insurance as well as Medicaid and Nevada Check-Up. If you are uninsured, testing is $28. Hemoglobin testing is also available at the same time for $16.80.

Contact Information

(702) 759-1800


Updated on:  August 1, 2021