(A) The director of health shall establish, promote, and maintain a child lead poisoning prevention program. The program shall provide statewide coordination of screening, diagnosis, and treatment services for children under age six, including both of the following:
(1) Collecting the social security numbers of all children screened, diagnosed, or treated as part of the program's case management system;
(2) Disclosing to the office of medical assistance in the department of job and family services on at least an annual basis the identity and lead screening test results of each child screened pursuant to section 3742.30 of the Revised Code. The director shall collect and disseminate information relating to child lead poisoning and controlling lead hazards.
(B) The director of health shall operate the child lead poisoning prevention program in accordance with rules adopted under section 3742.50 of the Revised Code. The director may enter into an interagency agreement with one or more other state agencies to perform one or more of the program's duties. The director shall supervise and direct an agency's performance of such a duty.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127,HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Effective Date: 04-07-2003