New Maryland Programs for Families with Lead Exposed Children or Asthma


 
Healthy Homes for Healthy Kids
Families in all parts of Maryland with a child exposed to lead may be eligible to have lead hazards removed at no cost if:
  • The child is 18 years old or younger and lives in Maryland
  • The child has a recent blood lead test of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher
  • The child is either enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP or is eligible for Medicaid/CHIP
  • The child spends 10 hours or more per week in the place (home, apartment, day care) where the lead exposure happened
To find out more about this program, call the Environmental Health Help Line toll-free at 1-866-703-3266

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Environmental Case Management
Families in the following counties may be eligible for in-home services to reduce exposures to lead and to asthma triggers, if:
  • The child is 18 years old or younger and lives in Maryland
  • The child has a recent blood lead test of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher, OR moderate to severe asthma (child has frequent asthma attacks or is on a daily long-term controller medication)
  • The child is either enrolled in Medicaid/MCHP or is eligible for Medicaid/MCHP

For more information, see program information for the specific county where the child resides:

  • Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County
  • Charles County
  • Dorchester
  • Frederick County
  • Harford County
  • Prince George's County
  • St. Mary's County
  • Wicomico County


To find out more about either of these programs, call the Environmental Health Help Line toll-free at 1-866-703-3266

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​For more information about lead, asthma, or other environmental health topics, call 1-866-703-3266