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.

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Pediatric Vaccine Webinar

December 9, 2021

The CMS Office of Minority Health and the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign hosted a webinar to discuss childhood vaccination and provide information and resources for partners and providers to encourage vaccinations in their community. The webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccines and included information about flu shots for National Influenza Vaccination Week. Speakers highlighted newly released recommendations on the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, federal COVID-19 resources, flu shot information, and more.