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    Programs that take blood samples from young children to identify individuals who have ingested paint or other materials containing lead and have absorbed an undue amount of the substance. Results may lead to continued surveillance, testing, referrals for medical evaluation, and/or housing inspection to identify lead hazards and prevent further occurrences of lead poisoning. Included are screenings conducted during home visits and clinic-based screening.

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    Albert S. Weyer Health Center, York City Bureau of HealthHealth Bureau staff are available for Immunizations, HIV Testing and Counseling, and Tuberculosis Testing and Treatment. Most services provided at the Annex are free to York City residents. Clinic Schedules Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm Immunizations (by appointment) Mon: 8:30-11:00 a.m. & 4:30-7:00 p.m. Tues: 1:00-4:00 p.m. Wed: 8:30-11:00 a.m. HIV (AIDS) Testing and Counseling Walk-in clinics for traditional testing Tues: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Fri: 9:00-11:00 a.m. CD4 & Viral Load Testing By appointment only Tuberculosis Testing (by appointment) Mon: 8:30-11:00 a.m., 4:30-7:00 p.m. Tues: 1:00-4:00 p.m. Wed: 8:30-11:00 a.m. Tuberculosis Treatment By appointment only YorkYork City Bureau of HealthCity of York
    Allentown Health BureauThe health bureau's three main functions are to assess and monitor the population's health status, develop public policies to maintain and promote health and assure that the population has access to public health services. Clinics provide immunizations, STD/HIV testing, pregnancy testing, screening for prostate and breast cancer and monitoring of chronic diseases. Lead screenings provided in certain situations, not by the clinic. To contact Cancer Prevention and Screening Services, call 610-437-7513. Communicable Disease Control 610-437-7569: Communicable Disease 610-437-7632: TB Services 610-437-7742: STD/HIV Services Clinics (held at Alliance Hall, 245 North Sixth Street, Allentown, PA): 610-437-7754: Immunization and Early Pregnancy Testing 610-437-8777: Lead Poisoning Screening 610-437-7569: Sexual Transmitted Disease 610-437-7742: HIV Testing 610-437-7632: Tuberculosis Environmental Health Services: Allentown City Hall 435 Hamilton Street, Fourth Floor Allentown, PA 18101-1699 610-437-7759: Institutional sanitation, food protection, animal control, housing sanitation, bed bugs, lead paint 610-439-5946: Fax 610-437-7535: Animal Control 610-437-7598: Injury Prevention Services (adults and children) Division Child/Adolescent Health Services: 610-437-7754: Immunizations 610-437-8777: Lead Testing 610-437-7615: Home Visits and Health Education 610-437-7633: Nurse-Family Partnership 610-437-7615: Referrals: Dental/Special Needs 610-437-8777: Pregnancy Testing Chronic Disease Division: Cancer Prevention and Screening Services: 610-437-7513 Heart Disease and Diabetes Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Osteoporosis Prevention Services: 610-437-7581 Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program: 610-437-7581 or 610-437-7513 Public Health Emergency Preparedness: 610-437-7577 Clinic Hours: Monday, 2 to 4pm; Tuesday, 1 to 5pm; Wed, varies; Thursday, 2 to 4pm; Friday, 1:30 to 4pm Mondays: TB Testing 2 to 4pm; must live within the Allentown city limits; $5.00 cash fee. Tuesdays: STD/HIV Testing, 1 to 5pm); no residency restrictions; FREE. Wednesdays: Children’s immunizations (hours vary – appointment required); must live within the Allentown city limits and be on Medicaid or have NO insurance. FREE. Thursdays: STD/HIV testing and Early Pregnancy Testing, 2 to 4pm); no residency restrictions. FREE. Fridays: Adult Immunizations, 1:30pm to 4:00pm); must live within the Allentown city limits. FREELehighAllentown Health BureauAllentown Health Bureau
    Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionThe Pennsylvania Department of Health's Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Program is comprised of four programs: the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP), the Lead Hazard Control Program (LHCP), the Lead Surveillance Program, and the Healthy Homes Program. The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program performs blood lead screening tests on children age six and under, focusing on children with the highest risk of being lead poisoned. They also provide:
    • Referral for diagnostic services and medical treatment
    • Investigation of lead hazards in the homes of lead-poisoned children
    • Technical assistance to property owners and local health officials regarding the remediation of lead-based paint hazards
    • Community, professional, and parent education regarding lead poisoning
    LycomingLycoming County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention ProgramProvides free educational outreach presentations, one-on-one education in the home, screening, medical management, environmental investigations and hazard reduction.Philadelphia1101 Market Street, Philadelphia PAPhiladelphia Department of Public Health - Health Care Centers
    Lancaster County State Health CenterOffers the following services: - Immunizations (all ages), offered by appointment Thursday, 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-2:30 pm. Immunization record must be brought along. Immunizations for measles, rubella, and mumps can be given between ages 12-15 months, others usually 2 months. The following immunizations are offered: DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) Prevnar (Pneumocial vaccine for infants) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A Gardasil (Vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions) HIB (hemophilus influenza) DT Booster or TD (for older children) Varicella (chickenpox) TDYS - Tuberculosis Clinics provide confidential diagnosis, treatment (including medication), and follow-up. (Will do a free testing for persons who have been exposed to the germ). TB clinic by appointment - HIV/AIDS antibody testing and pre- and post-test counseling. Free, confidential and anonymous. HIV clinic Tuesdays by appointment - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) home visiting, bereavement counseling, and referral services - Lead Poisoning: Will provide lead testing, case management, nursing assessment, and arrangement of environmental inspection for children up to age six with a venous blood level at or above the level designated for case management by the Pa Dept. of Health. Provides general information on lead poisoning, including prevention, treatment and hazard reduction. Lead testing by appointment 3rd Thursday - Investigation and control of reportable diseases. Educates patient regarding possible source, transmission, and prevention/control measures. Investigations include reportable communicable and non-communicable diseases and food and/or waterborne disease outbreaks - Outbreak investigation of multiple cases of illness linked to a common source. Gathers information regarding symptoms, onset, activities, food and beverage history of ill versus non-ill persons. If threat of an outbreak that mass immunizations may prevent or limit, the center may quickly establish mass immunization sites among the non-immunized population. - High risk infant follow-up program for families without health insurance, who have premature infants, or infants with congenital defects. Home assessment, health education, and growth and development monitoring are provided by a nurse. - Information and referral services on Hepatitis C, AIDS, genetic disorders, cardiac, cleft palate, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, sexually transmitted diseases. If there is a program at the state level for specific disorders, the staff will assist local residents in accessing these services. - PKU follow-up provided to infants with elevated phenylalanine levels. Nurse will act as a liaison between the family and the PKU Treatment Center. - Rabies prevention. All animal bites are reported to the State Health Center. Both victim and owner are contacted and informed of protocol for confinement of the animal. If there is a risk of rabies, a nurse will assess and educate the parties involved regarding the need for rabies prophylaxis. - Community Education Programs on such topics as: AIDS, diabetes, health risk education, high blood pressure, and nutrition. Farm and fire safety education programs for health fairs and parochial schools, including Amish schools. Health and safety educational programs for day care and HeadStart staffs and WIC parents. - Provides information on West Nile Virus. LancasterLancaster County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Lancaster General Health - Lead Poisoning Screening - Duke StreetOffers lead poisoning screenings.LancasterDowntown Outpatient PavilionPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
    Lancaster General Health - Lead Poisoning Screening - Harrisburg AvenueOffers lead poisoning screenings.LancasterHarrisburg Avenue Outpatient CenterPenn Medicine Lancaster General Health
    Lancaster Health Center - Lead Poisoning ScreeningOffers lead poisoning screenings, early intervention and financial assistance/counseling for people without insurance or facing a language barrier.LancasterLancaster Health Center Water StreetLancaster Health Center
    Lebanon County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.LebanonLebanon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Pennsylvania Department of Health - Help in PA - Lead Information LineLead Information Line offers personal help and written information to parents, physicians, contractors and homeowners about lead poisoning and its prevention and control.DauphinHelp in PAPennsylvania Department of Health
    Pennsylvania Department of Health - Indiana County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).IndianaIndiana County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Schuylkill County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.SchuylkillSchuylkill County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Susquehanna County State Health CenterHealth centers engage in community health assessment and quality assurance activities and provide other public health services, including community integration and outreach programs, to promote healthy behaviors. Program support services include: • communicable disease reporting and investigation: • epidemiology, informational and referral; • chronic disease prevention and intervention programs; • communicable disease clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); • family health programs and environmental health services SusquehannaSusquehanna County State Health DepartmentPennsylvania Department of Health
    TURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Childhood Lead Prevention ProgramProvides advocacy for tenants who are having difficulties getting the hazardous lead removed from their homes. It also educates tenants on how to get help and care for their lead poisoned children.PhiladelphiaTURN (Tenant Union Representative Network) - Philadelphia; Center CityTenant Union Representative Network
    York County State Health CenterNurse practitioner and Community Health Nurses present on STD clinic day. • STD Clinic Tuesdays 9:00am to 12:30pm • TB Clinic 1st Thursday of every month from 1:00pm to 4:00m • Immunizations are free, must meet insurance type which is no insurance and underinsurance, by appointment only, Wednesday, 8:30am-10:45 & 1:30 – 2:30 • Family and professional education • General health information & referral • Elevated blood lead level (children) case management, counseling • Health promotion/teaching by community health nurses for groups • PKU, perinatal and hepatitis B case management • Investigation of communicable diseases • Follow up for animal bites and rabies YorkYork County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health

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