Child Lead Testing Services

Information on how to request and obtain lead testing services for children six and under


Lead testing services are available for children under the age of six and pregnant women who reside in the City of St. Louis.

Services are provided as walk-in basis from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, or call to schedule an appointment.

Total testing procedure takes approximately 30 minutes.


  • Must be a City of St. Louis resident with a child under six years of age.
  • Expecting mothers


  • Schedule an appointment by calling 314 657-1487
  • Walk-ins are welcome.  Come to the Health Department offices at 1520 Market, Suite 4051, St. Louis, MO 63103


 Service is free.

What to Expect

 Testing consists of a simple finger stick and can be completed in approximately 30 minutes.


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