Required Lead Screening Tests for Children Enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan
Children enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan must now have a blood lead test at 12 and 24 months, or before 72 months if never tested. For more information, see OAR 410-130-0246 "Lead Screening".
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.
Oregon Lead Poisoning Guidelines