To help students start the school year healthy, the Rhode Island Health Center Association and local health centers host a Back-to-School event and enroll children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Blood Lead Screenings Available for Families
Did you know that higher blood lead levels are more prevalent among children from racial and ethnic minority groups and children from low-income households? Help inform families that Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Get more information here to share in your community: CDC - Blood Lead Levels in Children.