Children and pregnant women who live in West Calumet Housing Complex should have their blood tested for lead. You or your child’s health care provider or the East Chicago Health Department (ECHD) can perform the test. ECHD is located at:
100 W Chicago Avenue
East Chicago, IN 46312
For more information, contact ECHD at 219-391-8467.
All children less than 6 years old who receive Medicaid are required to be tested for lead yearly.