Home Table of Contents

§ 5926. Duties of department

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: January 3, 2023

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 28B. Childhood Blood Lead Test Act
Effective: January 3, 2023
35 P.S. § 5926
§ 5926. Duties of department
(a) Comprehensive educational program.--The department shall conduct a public information campaign to inform parents of young children, physicians, nurses and other health care providers of the lead assessment and testing requirements of this act.
(b) Distribution of literature about childhood lead poisoning.--
(1) The department shall provide culturally and linguistically appropriate educational materials regarding childhood lead poisoning, the importance of assessments and testing for elevated lead levels, prevention of childhood lead poisoning, treatment of childhood lead poisoning, remediation and, when appropriate, the requirements of this act.
(2) Educational materials shall be available at no cost and shall be developed for specific audiences, including health care providers, homeowners, landlords and parents or caregivers.

Credits

2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 2135, No. 150, § 6, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2023].
35 P.S. § 5926, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5926
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document