Polk County Health Department

Childhood Blood Lead Testing

The Polk County Health Department can test your child's blood for lead poisoning for free. Private insurance and Medicaid will also cover most or all of the cost of a blood lead test when performed by your primary medical provider.

Walk-ins are accepted Monday thru Friday 9am to 4pm.

For more information, call (515) 323-5232.

Contact Us

Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300

Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314