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Health Department Internships

Childhood Lead Poisoning
Prevention & Case Management

(616) 632-7063

Target Population

Kent County children ages nine months through six years.


  • For lead testing of children, ages 1-5 years of age, contact Clinics at 632-7200 for an appointment.

  • Case management of confirmed cases of lead poisoning. Public health nurse home visits for assessment and education, and environmental inspections when appropriate.

  • Referrals by hospitals and community clinics, private physicians, and KCHD testing sites.

  • Outreach and Coordination with local Lead Hazard Control Programs.

  • Presentations for groups interested in learning about the sources, implications and prevention of lead poisoning and educational resources for parents, caregivers and homeowners.

Contact Us

Health Department


700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Public Health Clinics

(616) 632-7100

(616) 632-7083

Mark Hall, MD, MPH
Medical Director

Adam London, RS, MPA
Administrative Health Officer

Animal Shelter

740 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
Closed for Lunch:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-2:00pm
Adoptions end 1 hour prior to closing.
Closed Saturday & Sunday

(616) 632-7300

(616) 632-7324

Environmental Health Services

700 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 632-6900

(616) 632-6892

Employee Recognition

Nominate a Kent County Employee for Quality Service!