CD Summary of Elevated Childhood Lead Levels in Oregon
Oregon’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) released updated figures, facts, and resources on the state's caseload of children with elevated blood lead levels. For more information, see the May 2019 CD Summary.
Reporting of Blood Lead Test Results
- By law, Oregon laboratories and clinicians must report ALL blood lead test results to the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) within seven working days.
- ELEVATED blood lead test results must be reported to OHA within one working day.
For more on the reporting and investigation requirements, see the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 333-017, 333-018 and 333-019.
Please do not send blood lead test results to OHA through unsecure email. Use ProofPoint to set up a secure OHA email, or use the secure email available through your facility.
- Elevated Blood Lead Test Reporting Form (pdf)
If not reporting electronically, use this form to report an elevated blood lead test result to OHA. Send elevated test results to OHA within one-working day via secure fax at 971-673-0457.
Oregon Lead Poisoning Guidelines