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Lead Surveillance Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Health's Lead Surveillance Program tracks and monitors childhood lead activity through the Pennsylvania National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (PA-NEDSS).  PA-NEDSS is a web-based application system that receives all lead reports on Pennsylvania's children.  Through PA-NEDSS, the Division of Child and Adult Health Services can identify possible high-risk areas, locate areas of under-testing and identify other potential service gaps.

To find out more about Pennsylvania's continual progress in reducing childhood lead poisoning, please click on any of the reports below. The reports contain data tables and explanations related to childhood lead testing activity statewide.